Objective: In this episode of Explore the Bible, you'll learn about The Star of Bethlehem. 

What was this mysterious sign in the heavens which guided the Three Kings to the place of Jesus' birth? What caused it to appear and what became of this holy sign in the heavens?

Learn these answers and more in this episode of Explore the Bible! 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Explore the Bible - 'The Star of Bethlehem'

    • Introduction

    • Star of Bethlehem Interactive Questions

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • Explore the Bible - 'The Star of Bethlehem' - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • Explore the Bible - 'The Star of Bethlehem' - VIDEO

    • Explore the Bible - The Star of Bethlehem - Live Lesson Recording with Professor Marshall Connolly (12/21/20)

    • Explore the Bible - 'The Star of Bethlehem' - QUIZ

    • Star of Bethlehem Images


Instructor Bio:

Professor Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Professor Marshall Connolly

Director of Education