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Why myrrh?


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WHY MYRRH?

Anthony Jenkins

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WHY MYRRH?

Thoughts on the Magi's third gift

Anthony Jenkins

While the gift of myrrh may have symbolic meaning it was also a very practical gift.

The journey of the magi, culminated in the offering of gifts and gold, frankincense and myrrh. But why?

This article first appeared in The Reader magazine.

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