It’s Bob Vs Beef!
We take a look at some Biblical Conspiracies in the first of a three-part series.
Alien Jesus, missing books, Christ myth, dinosaurs, and more.
We also ask the hard-hitting question – Did Jesus invent the chair?
Additional info, sources and full videos from this episode –
Jesus Was An Alien
Full video available on YouTube – Was Jesus An Alien?
Dinosaurs In The Bible
The dinosaur info was taken from this article from Cracked.com –
4 Mind-Blowing Theories About Famous Lines in the Bible
(it also mentions the ‘penis bone’ theory, but I got my information on that from another source, and the ‘Mark of Cain’ theory, which we mention late in the episode but don’t talk about much)
Eve Was Made From Adam’s Baculum
The Adam’s “rib” info was taken from this article from the Mail Online (dailymail.co.uk) –
God made Eve from Adam’s penis and NOT his rib, claims religious academic
Barack Obama Is Satan
This ridiculous theory was taken from an article on Listverse.com –
10 Wacky Biblical Conspiracy Theories
(It’s #8 on the list, the rest is also nuts.)
Jesus Invented The Chair
The scene from the film ‘The Passion Of The Christ’ of Jesus possibly inventing the chair is available to view on YouTube here –
“Tall table, tall chairs!”
Jesus Didn’t Die On The Cross
The article we referred to about Jesus not dying on the cross came from mcsweeneys.net –
REBUNKING CONSPIRACY THEORIES – JESUS CONSPIRACIES
We mentioned the book ‘Reincarnation In Christianity’, by Geddes Macgregor
The source used for the Bible quotes, argument, and contradiction was from beliefnet.com –
Did Jesus Believe In Reincarnation?
Missing Bible Books
We played a clip from this video, available to watch in full on YouTube,
(the relevant part is number 5 on the list, at roughly 5:35.) –
10 Unsolved Mysteries of the Bible
We quoted from the book ‘The Da Vinci Code’, by Dan Brown,
(and also mentioned the film of the same name; The Da Vinci Code)
We also referenced this article from biblestudytools.com –
Who Decided What Went into the Bible?
Christ Myth Theory
We read from the Wikipedia page – Christ Myth Theory
We played the first few minutes of a talk by Bart Ehrman, available to view in full on YouTube here –
Bart Ehrman: Gospels not written by eyewitnesses, no Jesus in historical record
We referenced this article from independent.co.uk –
Story of Jesus Christ was ‘fabricated to pacify the poor’, claims controversial Biblical scholar
From the above article we also mentioned the book
‘Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus’, by Joseph Atwill
We played this video of Robert M. Price about the similarities between the Jesus story and other fiction and myth of the time –
Debunking the Jesus Myth – Robert M. Price
We also mention Robert M. Price’s book, ‘The Christ-Myth Theory And Its Problems’.
We also played a short clip from the beginning of this video, claiming that no one that appears in the Bible really existed –
Jesus Christ is a myth
Beef recommended the film ‘Patterns Of Evidence: Exodus‘
We talked about what Jesus really looked like.
He probably looked like this –
The Matrix (Neo is the one)
Wayne’s World (‘We’re not worthy!‘)
Amelie (is a good film)
40 Days and 40 Nights (is a bad film. (lent) Also incorrectly misremembered by Bob to have starred Ashton Kutcher- it is actually Josh Hartnett.)
‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly‘ by Ennio Morricone (Bob vs Beef)
‘God Fearing Physicist‘ by Your Secret Diary
(outro music, and listener of the show. Listen to more on Soundcloud, here – YourSecretDiary )
Image of Gutenburg Bible at the top of post –
By NYC Wanderer (Kevin Eng) – originally posted to Flickr as Gutenberg Bible, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9914015