Among the various characters in the story of the birth of Jesus, I have a soft spot for the magi. I have imagined them as learned men who don’t fit with the more provincial characters in Jerusalem, but who are puzzled and disappointed by the unwitting ignorance and self-interested plotting they encounter.
Alison Buckley offers a glimpse of the history and hospitality of the Kurdish community.
Many parts of the Christmas story have grown larger over the years. What is the real story of the three kings and what can we take from that story today?