Scholars debate the reliability of biblical accounts regarding Jesus' birthplace in Bethlehem. The Gospels of Matthew and Luke detail Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, but the Gospels of Mark and John do not mention it. The Quran also references Jesus' birth but does not specify the location. Some argue that the link to Bethlehem serves political and religious purposes. Additionally, there is uncertainty about Jesus' birthday, with December 25 being the commonly celebrated date.