Director of 'Basic Instinct' writes Jesus biography

Full story: Chicago Tribune

"Basic Instinct" director Paul Verhoeven has written a book that contradicts biblical teaching by suggesting that Jesus might have been fathered by a Roman soldier who raped Mary.
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gilmore

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Wow, wait until this hits the fan.
Dean

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Will the christians call for a jihad(crusade) on Paul Verhoeven? Will they be crowding around the publishing house chanting death to the infidel(sinner)? I'm looking forward to this!
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Movie director? Author? This guy knows everything! It must be true! What a prick.

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Apr 23, 2008
 
I'd agree with that theory. It's sure more believable than than the belief that some fictional supernatural space wizard diddled her.
Talk about living in denial.
I'm doubt that anyone performed a hymen test on her to make sure that she was still a 'virgin' before she gave birth to the supposed 'son' of the supernatural space wizard.
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Apr 23, 2008
 
That's pp/rr/ii/cc/kk.
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Apr 23, 2008
 
No....see...it was immaculate conception. This invisible ghost, let's call it the Holy Ghost, that's it!....that's who impregnated Mary. The invisible man.....oops, I mean the Holy Ghost.
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Apr 23, 2008
 
WHAT A SCANDLE
Gladiator

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Apr 23, 2008
 
How original, Mr. Verhoerven. This was an accusation made first by some of Jesus' fellow Jews at that time (see John 8:41) and throughout the ages by other psuedo-scholars and crackpots.
Glad to see that you are following up on your other fine cultural achievements having lofty morals (see films, "Basic Instincts" and "Striptease").

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Some guy pulls a theory out of his hind quarters, and it's a news story??

How does he know what happened 2000 years ago? If it's fiction, OK. Label it honestly, put it out there, and sit back. Wait for your Nobel Prize nomination.

I'm not expecting insight from the man who gave the world immortal classics like "Basic Instinct" and "Robo Cop"...
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Rolling on the floor laughing at this one! Can anyone else imagine Sharon Stone in her Basic Instinct role, but as Mary?
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Apr 23, 2008
 
telleroftruths wrote:
I'd agree with that theory. It's sure more believable than than the belief that some fictional supernatural space wizard diddled her.
Talk about living in denial.
I'm doubt that anyone performed a hymen test on her to make sure that she was still a 'virgin' before she gave birth to the supposed 'son' of the supernatural space wizard.
I'm guessing your "supernatural space wizard" is who most of the rest of the world refers to as God? I guess you're afraid to actually say God in the context of the "crap" you wrote?
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Dean wrote:
Will the christians call for a jihad(crusade) on Paul Verhoeven? Will they be crowding around the publishing house chanting death to the infidel(sinner)? I'm looking forward to this!
We won't do anything. It's too stupid to even bother with.
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Dean wrote:
Will the christians call for a jihad(crusade) on Paul Verhoeven? Will they be crowding around the publishing house chanting death to the infidel(sinner)? I'm looking forward to this!
Why, do Christians usually respond this way?

Here we go, the Obama goons are out taking shots at anyone whose Christian. They are so brave taking on a religion where the followers do not retaliate or behead for trivial things like cartoons or this story.

People like Dean remind me of the guys from the movie 'Witness' who were mocking the Amish by throwing ice cream at them. Get a life.
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Everyone knows Mary was impregnated by a visiting alien. Where else did Jesus get his alien superpowers from? Duh! Anyone with a typewriter and a bank account these days. Leave speculative history to Dan Brown.

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Apr 23, 2008
 
strut2k: "How does he know what happened 2000 years ago? If it's fiction, OK."
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That's a laugh. His book can be proven with as many 'facts' as those contained in the book of lies, myths, and legends known as the bible.

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Well reality, I'd guess that it really does take 'crap' to recognize 'crap', right?
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Reality wrote:
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I'm guessing your "supernatural space wizard" is who most of the rest of the world refers to as God? I guess you're afraid to actually say God in the context of the "crap" you wrote?
It's kind of funny that you refer to yourself as Reality while maintaining a belief in ghosts.

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Nothing like stepping on the toes of the dim-witted bible thumpers, is there? Next will come the silly, empty threats of damnation by their fictitous undergroud supernatural wizard...Pathetic
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Apr 23, 2008
 
Ha, it has been done.

Always look on the bright side of life !!
Dean

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Apr 23, 2008
 
Mav wrote:
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Why, do Christians usually respond this way?
Here we go, the Obama goons are out taking shots at anyone whose Christian. They are so brave taking on a religion where the followers do not retaliate or behead for trivial things like cartoons or this story.
People like Dean remind me of the guys from the movie 'Witness' who were mocking the Amish by throwing ice cream at them. Get a life.
Open up a history book smart guy and you will find the answer to be yes. Even mentioning Obama in this situation kind of exposes your IQ and furthermore I would not throw ice cream at anyone. I would eat it!

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