Does Mark's Gospel *Deny* the Virgin Birth; Miraculous (not Virgin) Births in Ancient Pagan Texts

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By John Mueller and Bart Ehrman Early Christianity Historical Jesus. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In the first reading (post published December 27, 2018) Dr Ehrman examines the Gospel of Mark and its consistency with Jesus being born a virgin.

In the second reading (post published December 30, 2014) Dr Ehrman looks at divine birth stories in other ancient pagan texts.

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https://ehrmanblog.org/does-marks-gospel-actually-deny-the-virgin-birth/

https://ehrmanblog.org/miraculous-not-virgin-births-in-ancient-pagan-texts/

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