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by Stephen Vidano
Updated DVD with new features. From producer Stephen McEveety ("The Passion of the Christ") comes an amazing documentary on the star of Bethlehem. This presentation has rapidly grown in popularity, as thousands around the world have watched its dramatic revelation of the exciting truth of Scripture and the evidence for God's existence, as seen in the stars above. Presenter Rick Larson walks you through biblical and historical clues revealing the incredible significance of this celestial event, as well as the vastness of God's creativity.
Dramatic presentation on the significance of Bethlehem's star and its connection to the life of Christ. In English with the added option to view with Spanish subtitles. Closed captioning added. Region Zero perfect for international customers.
"I loved 'The Star of Bethlehem.' While I watched this video, I went from goose bumps to tears
and back again." – Paula Parker, Christian Entertainment Examiner, The Examiner
"Larson has certainly done his homework and his style is very engaging and displaying great
aptitude in his conclusions. I appreciate his reverence for the biblical text and his desire to honor
God’s Word as authoritative concerning the characteristics of the star .... Larson combines the
biblical text with historical evidence as well as evidence from astronomy to conclude that the star
the magi saw was the convergence of the planets Jupiter and Venus with the star Regulus that
happened in 2 B.C. It is obvious that although his findings are primarily scientific, he in no way
intends to reduce or diminish the sovereignty and creativity of God in His orchestrating of these
events that announced the birth of Messiah." – Todd Burgett, Christian Book Previews
“Is the Star of Bethlehem a mythological element in the Nativity stories of the gospels? I highly
recommend The Star – a documentary by filmmaker Steve McEveety. Modern software allowing
researchers to re-create the night sky at any date in history and at any place around the globe
show what the star of Bethlehem was and what it means.” – Father Dwight Longenecker, author
"Frederick A. Larson, a lawyer, became interested in the history of the star of Bethlehem, and
did extensive examining of the facts. He relied on biblical texts, Jewish historians such as
Josephus, and astronomers and constellation experts such as Johames Kepler and Copernicus.
Using astronomy software, he went back in time to the period in which the Eastern Star would
have been viewed in the sky, and he began piecing together his findings. This DVD makes use
of fantastic graphics and illustrations and sound teaching. The viewer may be shocked to learn
some of Larson's findings, which solidify and do not contradict biblical teachings. Larson
illustrates how a star could be bright and stop over a specific location. ... He concludes with
some reliable scientific facts about the history of the stars during the time of Christ's crucifixion."
- The Dove Foundation
Actor: Frederick A. Larson
Director: Stephen Vidano
Format: Color, NTSC, Subtitled, Closed-captioned
Region: All Regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: Stephen Vidano Films, Mpower Pictures
DVD Release Date: May 11, 2009
Run Time: 65 minutes
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