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The Savior Is Born

Narrated by: Morgan Freeman
Length: 27 mins
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Morgan Freeman narrates this poignant retelling of the Nativity, weaving together the gospels of Matthew and Luke as it follows Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem, culminating in the touching events surrounding the birth of Jesus. An awe-inspiring musical score by The Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, captures all the power and beauty of the very first Christmas.

Ages five and up. Part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series, Holiday Classics.

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  • I'd Rather Be Reading
  • 26-11-17

excellent performance and short

Morgan Freeman's voice is great. Excellent short reading of Christ's birth. Great length for kids without all of the bells and whistles of a kids book.

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  • HerbItUp
  • 11-12-18

Close to Biblical narrative but not totally accurate

Morgan freeman did a great job as did the choir and musical score background. It was beautifully put together. But like many books and traditions it had the wise men coming on the night of Jesus birth which isn’t accurate nor possible if you follow the timeline. And it was a little disappointing to hear not only 3 wise men but also names which isn’t Biblically accurate nor historically proven. Other than this-which you can tell is my soapbox- it followed pretty close to the Biblical narrative.

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  • Barbara D Davidson
  • 12-02-18

Absolutely lovely!

The well-written narrative is beautifully read by Morgan Freeman, and the brilliant choral music plants this greatest of all stories deeply into the heart!

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  • Hannah T.
  • 25-12-19

Not true to Biblical account

Just a warning, this story does not hold true to the Biblical account. Most disturbingly, it de emphasizes the virgin birth and the true fully-God nature of Jesus.

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  • katunka
  • 15-12-19

The Best True Love Story That Exists

This tells the Truth about Christmas. Christmas is Jesus's Birthday. The birth of Jesus is a True Love Story. This was told with Great back ground sound. By one of the Best narrators I listen too. I buy all I can that he reads. Jesus is the They added some words different from the Bible, but it is still the same Truth . I really like this one over the others ...

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  • Karen Bauer
  • 20-11-19

Masterful Morgan Freeman

Our family’s new “Night Before Christmas” story. Nothing beats Morgan Freeman and his gifted voice for this story. ✨ a treasure ✨

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  • Jackie
  • 13-10-19

Beautifuly told

We listened to this multiple times last Christmas season. It makes a wonderful winter bedtime story.

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  • jpalmatier
  • 03-05-19

highly recommend!!

A beautiful audio book to enjoy during the Christmas season and throughout the calendar year.

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  • Sarah
  • 21-12-18

Beautifully done!

Can’t beat Morgan Freeman as a narrator and the choir music - perfectly chosen and lovely, highly recommend this telling of the Christmas story!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 10-04-18

Lovely book!

Loved it, I will listen to it again and again. I'm glad to share this treasure!