While the path of seeking out details for evidence of Scripture-based proof of the Christmas story is interesting, it wasn't the inspiration for an Advent study our Sunday School class was looking for. It does seem to provide a perspective for the skeptics seeking the research they might need in affirming their beliefs...I haven't finished reading the book yet, but may recommend it to someone looking for more evidence.
The Case for Christmas: A Journalist Investigates the Identity of the Child in the Manger
January 31, 2015
Very well written and easy to follow. So many good points and some that had never been brought up in other books I have read. My husband and I both were pleased with this book. It's refreshing in this day to read a book that so clearly sets out the facts with supporting research. Thank you Lee Strobel for sharing. I have now ordered The Case for Easter to present to our Shofar Sisters Bible study and others.
You can read this book and keep it as a reference for yourself, but it is the kind of book you will want to pass along to anyone who is seeking, intellectual, or as the author once was, someone who considers themselves an atheist.