Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1517-1518 Brad Schaeffer – Astronomically Easter

schaeferWe enjoyed talking with LSU astronomer Brad Schaeffer about the Star of Bethlehem last year, so we invited him back on the program to give us an astronomical perspective on the Easter holiday, particularly Good Friday.

Astronomers are keepers of the calendar, so astronomical information has a bearing on some of our most important holidays, and may help us cut through some of the ambiguity of the biblical texts.

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