Santa, Stockings and Scrooge... they're nice stories that are told at Christmas to remind us of values we think are important however in the end they are completely fictitious. Many would say that the Christmas story, as told by the Bible, is basically the same.
In our final instalment of Bible Shots in 2018 Al Stewart helps us consider the historical evidence to answer the questions:
Did the Christmas story, as told by the Bible, actually happen?
What would it mean if it did?