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- Jesus went to India

Didn't Jesus die on the cross anyway? In a new film, theories that were too radical for the Da Vinci Code are presented. Indians have for centuries believed that Jesus is buried in Kashmir.


[The Easter Mystery] For more than 2000 years, the Christian world has taken it for granted that Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday – which this year occurs on Friday 14 April. But the official church history is now being challenged from several different fronts.

Last week, as a recording for Easter, Michael Baigent published the book The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History. His main argument now is that Jesus survived the crucifixion.

Too controversial

"It only takes a small shift in perspective, to step aside from theological dogma, to understand the crucifixion in a new light," Baigent explains to the Toronto Star.

He was one of the co-authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail (1982), the basis for the greatest book success of our time: the Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code (2003), which has sold 40 million copies. In May, it comes as a movie with Tom. . .

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Dag Herbjørnsrud
Former editor of MODERN TIMES. Now head of the Center for Global and Comparative History of Ideas.

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