Are There Aliens In The Bible? Did ET Engineer The Human Race?

Are there aliens in the bible? Most reading this right now will be in the “aliens exist camp” so I imagine the response from the majority would be yes.

We’ve tackled this topic several times during the past few months getting a wide range of opinion.

But so far, we haven’t heard from someone who has stood on the other side of the pew preaching the good word of the bible.

Well, Paul Anthony Wallis was in the Christian ministry for thirty three years and by his own admission, something didn’t quite gel with what he was preaching.

In other words, he had questions and lots of them.

When he produced his enormously successful best seller Escaping From Eden in May, he turned the religious world on its head.

Aliens In The Bible Or Just Wishful Thinking

Are There Aliens In The Bible
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The idea of aliens in the bible is not new. It’s been debated continuously for several decades.

What was once considered blasphemous to even link aliens and the bible together not too long ago, now seems an accepted argument.

So why did Escaping From Eden garnish so much response when others have presented the same topic and argument?

Maybe it’s because Wallis did spend so many years behind the pew? Maybe it’s because he’s dared to express his views from a place of sanctity?

Well, when you get the Pope’s attention you must be doing something right. Or maybe the truth “hit a nerve”.

When asked about Pope Francis’ response to his book, Wallis remained both calm and philosophical. He simply thanked the Vatican for “widening its theological doors on this topic”.

Deciphering Genesis

The book of Genesis is where the bible begins. God made us in his/their image and that line alone was enough to make people like Paul Wallis ask questions.

Who are they?

Escaping From Eden asks the big question of “does Genesis teach that the human race was created by God or engineered by ETs“?

Wallis says he taught a lot from the book of Genesis. And each time he did, he had more questions that bothered him.

“There were questions that bothered me. Funny anomalies in the story; the kind of things any child would point out”.

“So why does it say ‘let us make – let us make the humans to look like one of us’. Well, one of who? And then the snake suddenly appears with no introduction. Who’s that?”

“And couldn’t God see something was going to go wrong. Why didn’t he anticipate that? Why is it the death penalty for eating a piece of fruit?”

“Now we’ve got a genocide in Genesis 6. Explain a loving God and a genocide to a child and you’ll get into some tongue twisters”.

“And as a preacher, you do your best to make sense of it. But each time I did that, I thought, ‘no, there’s something else going on in these texts.

“I need to dig deeper into these and work out what’s the real story’?”

“What’s actually going on here because these stories don’t work as moral tales and you can’t read them in a fundamentalist way and correlate them with anything”.

“So what’s the right handling of this?”

Bible Aliens – Lessons From Erich

Wallis has wrestled with his questions about what really took place in the bible for almost a lifetime.

He was eleven years old when he first read Erich Von Daniken’s Chariots Of The Gods. It confirmed the many questions he had about aliens in the bible, even at that young stage of his life.

“It was being discussed at a dinner party that my mom and dad were hosting”.

“My ears pricked up when I heard this conversation because I had always thought there was an anomaly in the story of us”.

“That there was a gap in our ability to explain ourselves as an intelligent, conscious technological species”.

“I felt that the religious answers I was getting were a bit lazy”.

“Being told God made us didn’t quite seem to explain why we’re so clearly an animal like the other animals. Only a little different”.

“And when I went to science for an answer, it couldn’t quite explain where our consciousness and high intelligence had suddenly come from because it’s only because of that we’re at the top of the tree”.

“Von Daniken pointed out this anomaly and suggested that an external intervention in our evolution would make sense of both those questions. And that made sense to me”.

In the following excerpt from my interview with Paul Wallis, he talks about that very moment, how it led him to becoming a christian despite his many questions and the anomalies in the book of Genesis.


About Dean Caporella

A journalist, reporter, anchor and sports commentator for over 30 years I was mesmerized by the UFO topic when I was just 5 years old after watching the 1956 classic “Earth vs. The Flying Saucers”. Did I even understand it at that age? Oh sure. It scared the crap out of me but I was hooked even back then! Do I believe in life elsewhere in the universe? I think it was said best in the movie Contact…”The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space”….I think we’d have to be pretty arrogant to think we’re it”.

3 thoughts on “Are There Aliens In The Bible? Did ET Engineer The Human Race?”

  1. It is simply this, humans are a race that are far older than we know. Though Egyptologists say otherwise, the Sphinx bears erosion marks that predate even the pyramids, around 10000 to 15000 years , that is even older than the Sumerians. At that time the area was covered with lush jungle and the Nile river had a different course. So you look at the ancient pyramids, and their construction, the fact that they constantly find new ruins and cities that are from lost races indicate that we have lost a lot of our recorded history. The bible probably has mention of aliens, but how do they view them is another question? Humans carry the basic building blocks (DNA) of the Ape family. So if we contain almost the same DNA as the great apes then that indicates we are related. So why do humans have three brains? We have the animalistic brain, the cro-magnon brain, and an advanced brain for higher functions. Common deduction indicates that if our closest relatives are the great apes, and we have the same basic DNA then we have been altered, thru genetic manipulation, environmental changes, or DNA mutation. It has been about 150000 years that humans have changed from the cave dwellers to us. So put the two together, 1)we have been altered somehow to become the advanced race we are now, and 2) there were ancient civilizations that seemed to be even more advanced than what we are now. 3) other than chimpanzees, we are the most aggressive, destructive race on this planet, therefore why did we become that way? What power kept us in check?
    My conclusion is that humans were a servant race to another more advanced civilization. We made a massive leap in brain power over a relatively short time span, and I believe some cataclysmic event had changed that civilization, so once that advanced race left we were on our own. .
    Proof: There is no recorded history prior to the Sumerians, ? If the Sumerians existed, then logic indicates that other human civilizations were there? Why then is there no recorded history of them? Studying Sumerian history and culture indicates a human civilization that was advanced and recorded encounters with otherworldly beings, they developed their own way to record their historical events, developed their own sciences and language. So who or what taught them to do so? And finally when we look at all the ancient ruins, who taught the builders the techniques, and the math required to construct pyramids, temples with stones well in excess of 1000 to 2000 or more tons and the accuracy that we cannot even accomplish with our modern technology. Some of the stones on the walls are so precise that even a modern day laser cannot accomplish that accuracy. The key to answering the question about aliens/ bible is the Sumerian culture. They are the first recorded race, they are the first to establish actual communities, farming etc. Who taught them that knowledge, it just does not magically appear out of thin air.

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