About the Event
Come hear Daniel Stevens, director of the Scholars Initiative at Museum of the Bible, as he discusses the history of Christmas traditions. What does Christmas celebrate? What is the early record of its celebration? Why does it have the date it does? What are some common myths? Where do our traditions come from? Join Daniel Stevens to learn the answers to these questions and more!
Lunch and Learn: Christmas Traditions will be held virtually through Zoom.
Lunch and Learn is a free, virtual program held on the last Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. EST.
Seats fill up quickly, so reserve yours today!
Daniel Stevens is the director of the Scholars Initiative at Museum of the Bible, where he manages ongoing research projects and conducts his own research on areas related to the New Testament and early Christianity.
Daniel holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he wrote his dissertation of the Epistle of the Hebrews, and a BA in classics from the University of California, Los Angeles. Daniel has taught Greek language and literature at the facility of Divinity at Cambridge and has lectured and supervised in most areas related to the New Testament. Since coming to the Museum of the Bible, he has been thrilled to work with manuscripts and on the material culture of early Christianity.
Daniel spends most of his non-research time reading, walking his dog, or just at home with family.