Kyle Roberts is professor of public theology at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. He blogs at Unsystematic Theology and he’s the author of Emerging Prophet: Kierkegaard and the Postmodern People of God.
The virgin birth is a much-loved story in the Christian tradition, but many theologians dispute the tradition of the virginal conception on both historical and scientific grounds.
A Protestant theologian, husband, and father, Kyle Roberts was growing unsure of his belief in Mary’s virginity. So he set out to investigate the virgin birth from every angle.
A Complicated Pregnancy records his fascinating journey through the evidence and the myth, through history, biblical interpretation, and church politics. His conclusion surprised him, and it will surprise you, too.