Gosh! It’s been a good while. The usual excuse of being busy, busy, busy, I’m afraid. So I’ve popped back in to weigh in to a theological debate. Apparently, the Church of England has ruled that the Magi cannot be assumed to be Three Wise Men. Apparently, the possibility that one or more of the Magi were female cannot be discounted.
I’m with Stuart Weir who wrote to the Guardian, pointing out, “There is no doubt that the Magi were men. Had they been women they would have asked directions and arrived in time, chosen more sensible presents for the baby and brought a casserole for Mary and Joseph.” Conclusive proof in my view. Read more ›››