#adventbookclub Day 29: The Adoration of the Magi

Reflecting on how we portray the Magi – their age, their ethnicity, their gender – got me on to thinking: who are the wise people of our day?

Whom do we count as wise? Those who have the most knowledge, the most experience, the most compassion, the best judgement, the greatest understanding… By what standards do we assess wisdom? And how does whom we count as wise reflect our values and priorities?


#adventbookclub runs from 1st December until Epiphany. This year we are using “The Art of Advent” by Jane Williams, and raising some money for Mercy UK, a mental health charity over at the JustGiving page here. Search #adventbookclub on Twitter or Facebook to join in the conversation.

1 thought on “#adventbookclub Day 29: The Adoration of the Magi

  1. Wisdom comes with knowing God’s goodness in yourself and not worrying about what other people think. It is weighing up the views/ opinions presented through the media, books and conversations. By determining the truth of the matter through prayer and listening for God’s voice speaking to your heart

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