David Gornoski; filmmaker and activist Jason Jones; and Gil Bailie–the author of several lectures and books including God’s Gamble and a contemporary of Rene Girard–explore the meaning of Christmas, particularly in the world of anthropology. Why were the ancients fascinated with stars? Why did God choose a miraculous virgin birth as Christ’s entrance into the world? Why does creation suffer from “birth pangs” as the Apostle Paul writes? How does the Christmas story differ from pagan myths? How does St. Joseph model fatherhood for us? Why should we have joy this season? Listen to the full podcast to find out and more.