From: Michael Hardy
To: Dan Ceppa
Date: Feb 19 1996 10:39:00 pm
Subject: Re: CENSUS
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DC> Seems that the Chinese has a rather developed astronomy at the time,
DC> as well as many other groups in the middle east.  Strange, they

MH> I never said the "star" would be visible to everyone. I'm talking
MH> about a flashlight and Dan's talking about a searchlight. What I'm

DC> No, Michael, you are attempting to invoke yet another miracle to
DC> make your story work.

The whole story is of a miracle.

MH> saying is that God might have created a beacon just for the Magi, not
MH> a new star in the sky for all the world to see.

DC> Then, Michael, how did Herod know of the birth in Bethlem?

You haven't read the story in a while, have you? The answer to your
question is in Matthew 2: 1-3.

... You're like an idiot savant, only without the savant part.

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