No one actually knows the date of Jesus' birth. Since the shepherds were out with their sheep it certainly wasn't in December. What's important to me is that we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
The truth is that the exact date is unknown. Time/date keeping back then was sporadic and inconsistent. Most people were illiterate. There weren't really any calendars and unless you were rich, powerful and important no one bothered ti record your birth. The birth of a jewish carpenters son, esp a birth tainted in jewish societies … Read more