According to Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, known for ‘epic’ films such as Basic Instinct and Robocop, Jesus Christ was probably the son of Mary and a Roman soldier who raped her during the Jewish uprising in Galilee. Oh and Judas didn’t betray Jesus.
This September, watch out for a book called “Jesus of Nazareth: A Realistic Portrait” (in Dutch), which will eventually be translated into English by 2009. Lucky translator.
It apparently took him 20 years to reach these conclusions, which nobody is ready to believe.
But let’s be fair. I cannot wrap my brain around the ‘fact’ that Joseph was not Jesus’ biological father and started freaking out when someone explained to me that the immaculate conception was Anne (Mary’s mother) giving birth to Mary and not Mary giving birth to Jesus. And that that fish on Friday nonsense was made up by some pope no more than 100 years ago to put their stamp on history. And that Christians were against marriage because it was all Pagan and stuff way back when.
And the source got his degree wrong: they gave him a Ph.D. instead of the Master’s degree he has. So much for checking the facts.