The Wise Men: Who They Were and How They Came to Jerusalem

2 publishers
, 1873
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Overview

Focused on developing the character and background of the Magi, Francis W. Upham draws upon biblical and extra-biblical sources to clarify the Ancient Near East's expectations and hope of a Messiah. Upham gives ample clarification of Persian and Asiatic religious beliefs around that time.

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Key Features

  • Focuses on developing the character and background of the Magi
  • Provides clarification of Persian and Asiatic religious beliefs
  • Draws upon biblical and extra-biblical sources

Praise for the Print Edition

On the question as to the Magi, Dr. Upham has bestowed an examination at once scholarly and thorough, has removed all difficulty, and has invested the whole subject with singular interest. The volume has our earnest commendation.

The Critic

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About Francis W. Upham

Francis W. Upham was professor of philosophy at Rutgers Female College in New York.

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