FLYING SAUCERS: The Bible Connection

1 Aug


Bible scholar, Barry Downing, firmly believes that biblical teachings were inspired by extraterrestrial beings who came to Earth in flying saucers. Downing was so convinced, he wrote a book about his theory called The Bible and Flying Saucers (Lippincott, New York, 1968).


In the book, Downing says the Bible clearly points out how UFOs played a strong role in the evolution of the Hebrew-Christian faith. For example, Downing believes the Scriptures suggest that Jesus’ resurrection occurred when he was beamed up from Earth by a flying saucer.


Downing also believes that the bright cloud that led the people of Israel through the Red Sea, parting the waters and then engulfing the Egyptians, was a UFO.


 Yes, you’re absolutely right…



The author even claims it was space beings who spoke to Moses from the middle of a glowing thicket, and later spoke to Elijah outside the cave, forcing the prophet to shield his eyes because of the brightness. A UFO took Jesus away at the Ascension, and hovered over Paul and his followers on the Damascus Road, Downing contends.


Further, the author claims the three wise men probably followed a UFO to Bethlehem, since stars do not move or abruptly stop in the manner the Bible describes.


Downing claims that evidence proving UFOs could be hazardous to human health can also be found in the Bible. He points to references to the Egyptians drowning in the Red Sea, warnings given Moses not to approach too near the burning bush, and warnings given his followers not to approach. Mount Sinai, as proof. The aut…*


*(the rest has been blanked out by my alien friends) SWOOSH!!!





2 Responses to “FLYING SAUCERS: The Bible Connection”

  1. Cassie August 1, 2010 at 9:41 pm #

    Barry has a bit of a bee in his bonnet I fear.That extraterrestrials have visited and are visiting earth seems pretty clear…evidence that they have ever been anything other thatscientific researchers studying us and tagging us in order to track our movements is less easy to come by.We certainly have no assurance that they care about us.

  2. Cassie August 1, 2010 at 9:46 pm #

    re: the Forgotten—nothing new there. The gimmick is as old as the hills. Hitchcock used something similar in 1938\’s THE LADY VANISHES and it was an old idea even then….

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