By Erick Erickson

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy conspiracies. But it is true. Every family has members they prefer were not part of the family at times. The family most in focus this Christmas season was no different. It was, in its own way, dysfunctional.
The man we call Christ had four brothers and at least two sisters. Some Christians believe they were actually first cousins in a close-knit family. But they were a family nonetheless. Scripture tells us in Matthew 13:53-57 that Jesus’ brothers… …read more

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