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What ARE Frankincense, Myrrh and Gold, Anyway?

In Western cultures, this time of year is full of references to “Frankincense, Myrrh and Gold.”  Why?  According to tradition, those are gifts that the Three Kings or Magi brought to the newborn Jesus in Bethlehem.  Christian teachings tout this as a sign of great respect and homage, since frankincense and myrrh were both very […]