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?

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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  –
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 ( –
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 –
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 –

(Homer’s Chair)


Reincarnation Suppression

We mentioned the book ‘Reincarnation In Christianity’, by Geddes Macgregor

The source used for the Bible quotes, argument, and contradiction was from –
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 –
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 –
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 played a clip of this counterargument for the lack of historical evidence from the Alphacourse series of videos, which is available to watch in full on YouTube –
Week 1: Who is Jesus?


Jesus’ Face

We talked about what Jesus really looked like.
He probably looked like this –


Other Media

Film mentions-
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.)

TV –
Peep Show, S03E05 ‘Jurying’ – ‘If It Feels Good, Do It
The Simpsons, S10E02 ‘The Wizard Of Evergreen Terrace’ – (the chair)

Music –
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,