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Part of a three-tape series on the historical figure of Jesus, The First Christmas attempts to unearth the secrets of Jesus' birth. What is the relationship between this Christian story and virgin-birth myths in other cultures? Why do only two of the four gospels even mention Jesus' birth and early years? How did Christmas come to be celebrated in the way that we know today? Armand Assante hosts this investigation into ancient lands, ancient texts, and modern beliefs. ~ Rovi