Skip to comments.New Film: Jesus Christ Not Divine, Product of Rape
Posted on 06/20/2012 5:08:30 PM PDT by Bratch
So much for Hollywood's days of the sweeping Biblical epic.
Director/author Paul Verhoeven has announced he's found the financial backing to produce a film on the Christian Messiah that will contend that Jesus was just a good politician, one born after his mother was raped by a Roman soldier, but a man most certainly not the Son of God.
Verhoeven, most famous for having brought movie goers the 1987 smash "RoboCop," is looking to begin filming his newest flick based on his own book, "Jesus Of Nazareth."
That 2008 book dismisses the Bible's chronicling of miracles performed by Jesus Christ, not to mention asserting that Jesus' birth was less than immaculate. The book suggests Jesus was the result of Mary being raped by a Roman Centurion. Verhoeven also claims to debunk the fact that Judas Iscariot -- one of the Twelve Disciples -- betrayed Jesus to Roman authorities just previous to the crucifixion.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
Soon to be appearing in a (empty) theater near you.
Wow. I most certainly would NOT want to be in his shoes when he eventually stands before the Father to give an account for his actions.
Will he be filming the life of Mohammed next?
I’ll wait patiently for him to make a comparable film about Mohammed. Meanwhile, I’ll skip this one.
Oh no - that would be offensive to Muslims.
Yeah, I hope he loses his shirt on this one.
Paul, if you think the weather is warm where you are buddy, just wait...
Evil - Satantic. Nothing else to say.
Let's hope so.It would be sad indeed to see people turn up in huge numbers to see this.
Paul, you’re an arrogant fool...
God will not be mocked.
Why is Hollywierd so obsessed with the destruction of Jesus? There has been film after film that either depicts him in so many perverted and obscene ways or denounces his mother’s life. For a group that thinks that he doesn’t exist, they sure spend a lot of time and money on him.
And he’s stupid in business...an Obama-quality businessman. Whatever it is that he invests in this silliness, that’s what he’s going to lose on it.
Life of Brian was more entertaining and probably more theologically sound than Verhoeven's movie.
Though Verhoeven denies Christ's divinity, he still says he greatly respects Jesus Christ's "ethics."
If you reject Jesus's divinity how can you accept his ethics? He claimed to be the Son of God and if he was wrong then he is the greatest heretic in the history of the world leading billions of followers from the correct path. (not originally my idea, but I forget who I heard it from so I can't give proper credit).
The haters can blaspheme all they want, but at the end of time, Jesus will still be the Real Deal. I don't want to be on His bad side.
Paul, I wouldn’t buy that for a dollar.
Would you like to know more?
Besides those he stores in his arse.
Sounds like he just based his book on the medieval Jewish work, the Toledot Yeshu, which made these kinds of spurious claims about Jesus. Led to no small measure of antisemetic backlash.
That was one of CS Lewis’ arguments from “Mere Christianity”.