Do you believe there is a good chance Jesus was born on December 25th?

There seems to be a growing viewpoint that Christ could have been born on December 25.  Offhand, any day would have a one out of 365.25 chance of being correct, but is there enough evidence to suggest December 25 has more going for it than other days of the year, as per this article:

 

https://www.circeinstitute.org/blog/december-25th-day-christ-was-born-8-arguments

 

So what do you think?

I think it is likely that Jesus was born on or near Dec. 25.
23% (5 votes)
I think the Dec. 25 date is more likely than any other date, but very likely is not Jesus' birthday.
18% (4 votes)
I think the odds of Jesus being born on Dec. 25 are 1 out of 365.25.
23% (5 votes)
I believe Jesus was born on another date (feast of Trumpets, spring, etc.)
32% (7 votes)
Other
5% (1 vote)
Total votes: 22
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josh p wrote:

Harold Hoehner convinced me it was on or around the 25th of December. 

 

Me too!  I love Chronological Aspects in the Life of Christ.

 

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