Steve Quayle's Film Partner Claims the "Book of Enoch" as "True Testimony" Written by Enoch on the Orders of God
It seems that Simcha Jacobovici’s hidden agenda to Judaize Atlantis reached its intended audience. Since his documentary claiming that Atlantis was the Biblical city of Tarshish and that Atlantis was the source of Judaism aired on the National Geographic Channel on Sunday, the story has been picked up by conservative and evangelical publications such as World Net Daily and Breaking Israel News. From there, it has spread across the conservative social media landscape. I’ve seen dozens of Facebook posting about how Atlantis is “really” Jewish, or how Atlantis is “linked” to the Jewish Temple and thus to Christian Zionism and the Second Coming. (In short: The subtext is that Atlantis, being non-Arab, justifies the existence of Israel as a Westernized, non-Arab state by predating Palestinian claims by thousands of years.) Given that Nat Geo is a division of 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, it’s hard to put down to coincidence a subliminal thread of conservative propaganda running through the documentary, particularly when the presumed audience for the program quickly picked up exactly the message they were meant to see.
It's hard not to draw parallels, albeit from a different angle, between this and white nationalist Richard Spencer’s reaction to the White House International Holocaust Memorial Day statement that purposely excluded mentions of Judaism and the Jewish people. Spencer, who claims to have worked with Trump senior advisor Stephen Miller when both were in college, praised the Trump Administration for the “de-Judificiation” of the Holocaust in a statement posted on the AltRight.com website he co-owns with fringe historian and Aryan culture theorist Jason Reza Jorjani. Criticizing the use of the Holocaust for moral purposes, Spencer claimed that “Trump’s statement becomes outrageous, as it dethrones Jews from a special position in the universe.” The Trump Administration said it purposely excluded mention of Jews because the Nazis killed other groups as well.
Since we’re on the subject of evangelical, conservative, white nationalists, and lunatic views on Judaism, I thought I would return to something that came up in evangelical Nephilim theorist Steve Quayle’s radio presentation the other day. I commented that Quayle seems to endorse wholesale the non-canonical Book of Enoch, a text rejected by the early Church for views that are in opposition to the narrative given in the Book of Genesis, as well as views opposed to what became standard theological ideas. I was surprised to see that one of his associates was even more explicit.
In Quayle’s radio appearance, he pleaded for listeners to buy his products because he is a one man show, though he remembered at some point that he works with Timothy Alberino, the filmmaker behind his Nephilim-hunting DVD series. It turns out that last month Alberino appeared in a YouTube broadcast in which he offered the kind of full-throated defense of the Book of Enoch that ought to have evangelical Christians running screaming from the Nephilim theories, but sadly won’t.
In the Old Testament Age, everybody knew the story of Enoch, and they knew a lot more about Enoch than just that he begot Methuselah and then walked with God for 300 years and disappeared. That’s almost all we know about Enoch. It’s certainly not all they knew about Enoch, and again when I say “they,” I’m referencing the New Testament era and then the Old Testament era. The Hebrews knew a lot more than we know about Enoch, and that to me is apparent. They knew a lot more than we know about Melchizedek as well, and some of these other characters who are vaguely referenced in the Bible. So, what’s really interesting about Enoch is that we’re told that, in the Book of Jude, we’re told that he prophesied, which is a very important distinction concerning Enoch because if Enoch prophesied, the writer of Jude is saying that Enoch was a prophet, and in every case, what the prophets prophesied in the Bible, in the Old Testament, was written down. So, it’s logical to assume that if Enoch was a prophet and he prophesied, that his prophecy was written down. And furthermore, I think we can infer that if his prophecy was written down, and we have an ancient manuscript called the Book of Enoch, then it’s very likely that this is in fact his prophecy or a work which contains his prophecy. […] All of this leads me to the unassailable conclusion that the Book of Enoch is a true testimony of the prophecy of Enoch.
So, to recap: Nephilim theorist Timothy Alberino, protégé of Steve Quayle, officially endorsed the Book of Enoch as a book that ought to be canonical because it is a true account of a prophecy uttered by one of God’s own prophets. He is literally rewriting the Bible!
But moreover, consider the slipshod logic he employs: (a) Enoch was a prophet, so (b) he must have recorded his prophecy, and therefore (c) a text passing under his name must be the genuine article. Even an amateur logician will recognize that these three claims have no logical connection to one another. Most importantly, there is no logical reason to believe that a given text passing under a writer’s name belongs to him. Following this logic, we should assume that all of the pseudepigrapha like the Book of Abraham (allegedly written by Abraham) and, more preposterously, the Life of Adam and Eve (allegedly recording the conversations of the title pair!) are real words of those named in them. This is illogical. But in the case of Enoch it’s even worse because Enoch’s prophecy was allegedly written before the Flood. How, pray tell, did such a true testament survive the Flood? Why did no later prophet, king, or priest make reference to it in the centuries after, not until St. Jude in the years after the book was already known to be circulating among the Jews? More important still: If this is a true revelation of God through a prophet, how do we account for the theological differences from mainstream Judaism and Christianity? Alberino seems to suggest that his own evangelical faith is flawed by failing to incorporate the differences in theology found in the Enochian corpus.
Since the Book of Enoch is large and heterogenous (usually considered a fusion of five earlier books), I will confine myself to pointing out that in Enoch, it is the evil wrought by the bloodthirsty giants that leads to the Flood, instigated by an appeal of the souls of the dead to God, and humanity is not corrupted through original sin but through Azazel’s teaching of technology and makeup. But in Genesis, God is angry at all of creation, not just the giants, and the theological framework is that humanity’s corruption derives from original sin, not evil angels. These details aren’t just cosmetic.
It’s good to know, though, that the Nephilim theorists are now open about their love of the Book of Enoch and are openly breaking from the evangelical Christianity they claim to embrace in order to make it easier to spin lucrative lies about demons and giants.
2/3/2017 11:28:09 am
Does this also mean that the Ancient Alien theory is true because Enoch took a flight around the solar system? Will fundamental christians now embrace AA theory? Their logic so far would seem to dictate this.
2/3/2017 01:06:12 pm
Seems to me the connection between ancient astronaut theorists and Nephilim theorists is stronger than it first appeared.
2/3/2017 01:30:21 pm
No, the companies don't officially endorse one another, but they are all run, directly or indirectly, by members of the Murdoch family. Nat Geo's Murdoch is said to be the more "liberal" one, but that's a relative term. In the case of Nat Geo, they are also restricted by their contractual relationship with the National Geographic Society. The broader picture, though, remains that the Murdochs have never shied away from allowing their producers to let ideology influence the final product. Nor, frankly, need it be intentional; they might simply accept it as "fair and balanced" because they can't see any other point of view. That said, unless the Nat Geo executives are really, really out of it, it seems hard to believe that they wouldn't have raised some objection to ascribing Judaism to a fictional Atlantis.
2/3/2017 01:37:53 pm
Gotcha. I agree with your last sentence, but I guess ratings and profit really do win out in the end.
2/3/2017 07:49:00 pm
And "Murdoch" is of course code for "Rothschild" and international Jewry. Or perhaps if you pull back enough curtains it's the Catholic Church playing a long con to discredit those who seem to expose the Venus families. Which means means Wolter is unknowingly in on the conspiracy. There's always a Roper, a Strategist, Legs, a Fixer, and a Buffoon.
2/3/2017 01:27:49 pm
I'm not concerned about what's "canonical" and what's not I don't think any church should dictate my reading list.
2/3/2017 02:20:26 pm
Some of the scouts were overly-pessimistic, too, if I remember correctly...telling tall tales about giants, for instance.
2/3/2017 01:38:24 pm
So he's rewriting the bible - big deal, that's been SOP for over two thousand years.
2/3/2017 01:52:27 pm
"And if anyone takes words away from this scroll of prophecy, God will take away from that person any share in the tree of life and in the Holy City, which are described in this scroll." Revelation 22:19, NIV
2/3/2017 05:31:26 pm
This is false. There are two Enochs within the Bible:
2/3/2017 07:54:03 pm
Got one right for once! Tellingly, not Buddhism-related. Well-done!
2/4/2017 03:17:11 pm
2/4/2017 07:15:36 pm
Not a compliment, just encouragement to keep digging yourself out of the pit of wrongness. The blind squirrel finding an acorn doesn't mean he doesn't make a tasty stew.
2/5/2017 11:16:18 am
2/3/2017 07:52:50 pm
"Canon" is nonsense. Christians don't have any authority over the Jewish scriptures. Strangely enough there are three different creation stories in the Old Testament and three different Nativity stories in the New Testament.
Not the Conte de Saint Germain
2/3/2017 09:46:05 pm
Well, to get technical about it, Jews started forming their canon when they codified the Pentateuch, several centuries before Jesus' time. By the time of his birth, Jews were already recognizing many other books as sacred, though they didn't settle on a fixed canon until the first or second century after his birth. Western Christians settled on their New Testament canon near the end of the fourth century, although their Old Testament canon included a bit more than the Jewish one. Hence the Apocrypha, which separates out the Old Testament books that Jews don't recognize.
7/5/2018 02:39:21 pm
The Enoch 1, is vastly different than Enoch 2 and 3 is very metaphysical mystical and leaning towards Kabbalah.
2/3/2017 02:14:43 pm
Good rundown, Jason. I'm glad you're making a clear distinction between canonical and non-cononical renditions, without which there is unnecessary confusion swirling about giants' heads. Yes, undoubtedly, this reminds me of Big Ole, a supposed Viking taking credit for the Kensington Runestone, a "Christian" document to those who can entertain the thought that it may be real. Not to be distracted, though, or off-subject....
2/3/2017 05:33:58 pm
Do you deny the story of Micaiah ben Imlah? Or do you deny that YHVH your god is capable of sending lying spirits into people to give them false news?
11/2/2019 07:22:55 am
To punish an evil king, yes, who even were warned outright of the deception, but still in his arrogance chose to ride to his doom despite the crystal clear warning. Kind of like pharao in egypt who time and time again let hubris and arrogance influence him to think he could challenge the almighty instead of making rationale and prudent choices that would be the best for his family and people. Theres a reason that being humble is so important. Its not one of the fruits of the spirit but it is a necessity to be able to receive and practice them. Proverbs 21:4 And James 4:6 is a couple of many passages that leaves no doubt about how our God feels about pride and arrogance. And the bible is rich on tales of the undoing of men who are destroyed because they will not take the prudent and humble action and instead choose ego over wisdom. A lesson i strive to heed every day
2/3/2017 07:03:11 pm
Muhammad left the world while still alive, as I recall.
2/3/2017 08:04:35 pm
What Mr. Gunn At Risk Whatever Pseudonym is denying is Muhammad's Mi'raj, and also Calypso Louis Farrakhan's story that he told at the Million Man March, transcript easily findable. Of course he probably thinks that Judge Crater and Ambrose Bierce are whooping it up with Nazis at a secret Viking base in Antarctica.
2/3/2017 08:12:42 pm
"Jesus was the last Person I can think of." Yeah, he's the last person I want to think of too. Got himself and a lot of other people killed. The Jesus of Jesus Christ Superstar I can relate to.
2/3/2017 09:03:28 pm
Well, I didn't mean to suggest or imply that Christ left Earth, except in bodily form after His death and resurrection, as witnessed by hundreds of His followers at one time.
2/3/2017 11:17:03 pm
>>>witnessed by hundreds of His followers at one time<<<
2/4/2017 10:36:07 am
"Hundreds" Mr. Whatever Your Name Is? Try 11 according to Acts of the Apostles. You are the fastest and loosest of anyone who's ever played fast and loose.
At Risk Gunn-Bob
2/4/2017 12:22:41 pm
AMERICANEGRO, what is your name? Are you being a bit hypocritical at all? From whence comes yer animosity?
2/4/2017 12:40:24 pm
I keep a single persona, both here and on Wolter's site. I don't adopt new ones nilly-willy, as Mrs. Slocum would say. That's the difference between you and me. If you choose to use multiple names it don't make you a bad person, but it bears mentioning.
2/4/2017 03:19:54 pm
2/3/2017 03:18:42 pm
The misuse of sources is blatant since The Book of Enoch is not evidence of Atlantis, UFO's or anything else outside the history of religious belief.
2/4/2017 04:40:24 pm
Typical of the blog posters, you do not read into the thread the evident undertones of it. The Enoch referred to here is the one from the Cain line, not the one from the Seth line, so I left him out. The book is from the Cain one.
2/4/2017 06:20:55 pm
"Typical of the blog posters, you do not read into the thread the evident undertones of it. The Enoch referred to here is the one from the Cain line, not the one from the Seth line, so I left him out. The book is from the Cain one."
2/5/2017 11:14:48 am
2/5/2017 02:56:51 pm
"Well, I didn't mean to suggest or imply that Christ left Earth, except in bodily form after His death and resurrection, as witnessed by hundreds of His followers at one time."
2/5/2017 01:43:49 pm
Hey Colavito. Try living up to that high bar of historical accuracy and intellectual fairness.
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