Census

This post is a response to the question posed on Sunday morning, February 18, 2017: Was there a census taken on the year of Jesus’s birth that required Joseph and Mary to go to Bethlehem to be counted and that presented the circumstances under which Jesus was born?

This first link references research materials from oxfordbiblicalstudies.com and The Broadman Bible Commentary

Census

This second link references research materials from a Sunday School class at Hayes Barton Baptist Church, Raleigh, which Judy Scarborough White co-teaches.

Defense of Census