Documentary Questions Existence of Jesus

It will be interesting to see the response this project gets:

The 39-year-old Angeleno [Brian Flemming] has made an hourlong documentary titled The God Who Wasn’t There. In it, the former born-again Christian argues that the biblical Jesus never lived, but is a mythological figure like Paul Bunyan.

Initially released theatrically June 17, the documentary grew out of Flemming’s research for a fictional thriller-in-progress titled, The Beast. In that film, which he hopes to release next year, a teenage Christian discovers that the Jesus she fervently believes in never existed.

“My position is that’s the most likely scenario,” the filmmaker said.

Asked why he chose to question Jesus’ existence instead of his divinity, Flemming said: “I think that the idea that an individual could be the son of a god is already so ridiculous it doesn’t need to be debunked.”

Wow. Is he a member of the Flat Earth Society, too?

Actually, the fact that the documentary has been out for two months and I’m just now hearing about it says something about the lack of buzz.

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