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Was virginal conception necessary for the incarnation?

As Christmas approaches, the birth of Jesus from the virgin Mary is very much on our minds, so this is a good time to think about the reason for that virginal conception. In a recent blog post, Louis McBride raises the question “Do we lose the incarnation if we deny the virgin birth?” He observes that that, “for many this would seem to be a no-brainer,” but his brief post was stimulated by Andrew Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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