The First Christmas: The True and Unfamiliar Story  -     By: Paul L. Maier
Buy Item $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The First Christmas: The True and Unfamiliar Story

Kregel Publications / 2012 / Paperback

$10.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $13.99
|
Save 21% ($3.00)
Buy 50 or more for $10.44 each.
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/01/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW439156

Current Promotions

Product Description

Beautifully illustrated with over fifty full-color photographs, paintings, and illustrations, The First Christmas wil enrich your family's celebration for years to come. Events surrounding the birth of Jesus have often been obscured by myths, mistletoe, and tinsel. Delving into Jewish, Greek, Roman, and early Christian sources, author and historian Paul L. Maier separates fact from fiction.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Kregel Publications
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.50 X 10.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0825439159
ISBN-13: 9780825439155
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/01/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. The Very First Christmas, Hardcover
    The Very First Christmas, Hardcover
    Paul L. Maier
    Concordia Publishing House / 1998 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW50642
  2. The Very First Christmas, boardbook
    The Very First Christmas, boardbook
    Paul L. Maier
    Concordia Publishing House / 2004 / Hardcover
    $6.29 Retail: $7.99 Save 21% ($1.70)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW606893
  3. Eusebius: The Church History
    Eusebius: The Church History
    Eusebius
    Kregel Publications / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW433078
  4. Grandma's Christmas Legacy, The Testimony of the Tree
    Grandma's Christmas Legacy, The Testimony of the Tree
    Casey Schutrop
    W.O.W. International / 2012 / Hardcover
    $14.99 Retail: $19.95 Save 25% ($4.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW309965

Publisher's Description

The events surrounding the birth of Jesus are told with remarkable simplicity in the Bible, but they have too often been obscured by myths, mistletoe, and consumerism.

Now in paperback, "The First Christmas" separates fact from fiction, stripping away Yuletide folklore and questionable traditions to tell how it really was in the world of the Nativity. Delving into Jewish, Greek, Roman, and early Christian sources, Paul L. Maier uncovers fresh and fascinating insights into the true, yet unfamiliar, story of the first Christmas. A captivating combination of sacred and secular history, this informative and entertaining book answers many compelling questions, such as: Why did the Roman emperor Augustus order his famous census? What marriage customs applied to Mary and Joseph? When and where was Jesus born? Who were the Wise Men? What was the Star of Bethlehem?

This beautifully illustrated gift book by a best-selling author and church history expert offers a glimpse at the real, historical drama of Christmas.

From the Publisher

The events surrounding the birth of Jesus are told with remarkable simplicity in the Bible, but they have too often been obscured by myths, mistletoe, and consumerism.

Now in paperback, The First Christmas separates fact from fiction, stripping away Yuletide folklore and questionable traditions to tell how it really was in the world of the Nativity. Delving into Jewish, Greek, Roman, and early Christian sources, Paul L. Maier uncovers fresh and fascinating insights into the true, yet unfamiliar, story of the first Christmas. A captivating combination of sacred and secular history, this informative and entertaining book answers many compelling questions, such as: Why did the Roman emperor Augustus order his famous census? What marriage customs applied to Mary and Joseph? When and where was Jesus born? Who were the Wise Men? What was the Star of Bethlehem?

This beautifully illustrated gift book by a best-selling author and church history expert offers a glimpse at the real, historical drama of Christmas.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Memories of the Manger  - Slightly Imperfect
    Memories of the Manger - Slightly Imperfect
    Michelle Medlock Adams
    Ideals Children's Books / 2009 / Hardcover
    $3.49 Retail: $8.99 Save 61% ($5.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW956141DA
  2. Prayer Cards, 25-Pack
    Prayer Cards, 25-Pack
    Moms In Prayer International / 2014 / Other, N/A
    $4.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW477234
  3. Humphrey's First Christmas
    Humphrey's First Christmas
    Carol Heyer
    Ideals Publications Inc / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $7.99 Save 21% ($1.70)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW956160
  4. The Donkey in the Living Room: A Tradition That Celebrates the True Meaning of Christmas
    The Donkey in the Living Room: A Tradition That Celebrates the True Meaning of Christmas
    Sarah Cunningham
    B&H Kids / 2014 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW683176
    Video

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/01/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search