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What happened after the first Christmas?
Dr. James Corke-WebsterDr. James Corke-WebsterHD, subtitles, Q&ATranscript27m
Many people know the famous story of the Nativity. But what do we know about where it comes from and what happened next?
Many people know the famous story of Jesus' birth. But where does it come from?

Is all as it seems? And more importantly, what happened afterwards?

James Corke-Webster is a specialist in Roman and Early Christian History at King's College London. He's joining us in The Garden to wind the clock back to the early days of Christmas and explore the weird and wonderful world of the early days of Jesus.

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How much, if any, of the nativity story is proven historical fact? Was there a census around that time that we know about for example?
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How does the Gospel of Thomas square Jesus' youth with his divinity? Shouldn't his divinity mean that he doesn't act like a child?
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I love the way James brings a story to life and then challenges your own beliefs about it. I loved hearing about the Christmas story and how there's so much more to it. Ushma
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