Science and religion today are often
thought of as completely different and even opposite disciplines.
Paranormal studies are sometimes classified as a branch of science or
as a separate subject. This was not always so. The religious texts of
the Christian old Testament are full of interesting accounts that
could be interpreted as paranormal.
The most famous account comes from a
verse in Genesis. Gen 6, 4 "At that time the Nephilium appeared
on the earth, after the sons of heaven had intercourse with the
daughters of man, who bore them sons. They were the heroes of old,
the men of renown."
Who were "the sons of heaven"
who took wives from among early people? There are several competing
theories. The literal translation is closest to "celestial
beings". This has led to the belief that aliens and humans
coexisted on this planet for centuries. The alien human cross breed
is thought to be the Nephilium that show up in other places in the
Bible. The most famous example is Goliath. He was described as being
over nine feet tall, massively strong and athletic. This seems to
support the theory of a hybrid race that was much taller and stronger
than their peers. This idea has been proposed to explain many things
such as the methods of building the enormous pyramids in Egypt,
Stonehenge and the faces of Easter Island. Some believe they were
built by the aliens themselves using advanced technology. Some
believe the aliens or their offspring gave people the knowledge and
materials needed to accomplish these monumental tasks. The knowledge
is thought to have died with the builders, or live on in privileged
groups such as the illuminati, freemasons or knights templar.
A competing theory involves fallen
angels. Gen 6, 2 says " The sons of heaven saw how beautiful the
daughters of man were, and so they took for their wives as many of
them as they chose." Some would argue this refers to angels
forsaking their place in heaven to take up lives with human women.
The following verses explain how this greatly angered God. It was at
that time that the lifespan of men shortened from hundreds of years
to less than 120. God was so upset by the behavior of the fallen and
their mates He limited their lives.
These ideas are not new. Scientists and
clerics alike have studied and wondered at these passages for
centuries. What makes them so important today is the likely hood that
these events will be repeated! Many of the end times prophesies have
already been fulfilled. Israel is a powerful country. The idea of a
one world currency and government becomes more real every day. These
are signs described in the Bible that are a herald of the end of days
Many Christians believe the final days are upon us. How long before
the "celestial beings" decide to return for their long
forgotten human brides? When will we see fallen angels walk among us?
Moreover, are they here already?