Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Rise and Fall of the Nephilim

On a chilly February morning, coffee in hand, I sat down at my desk with the full intent of getting a lot of work accomplished.  I was in the midst of completing my book on the Black Eyed Children and I was determined to finish the project.

Scott Alan Roberts stopped me.

You see, Scotty's new book, The Rise and Fall of the Nephilim had arrived the evening before.  I'd opened the package and put the book on my desk, intending to look at it later.  I made the mistake, or perhaps the wise choice, to pick it up the next morning before starting my own work.  I didn't put it down until I reached the end.

Mr. Robert's book examines the shrouded origins of the ancient Nephilim of Biblical tales.

What exactly are the Nephilim?  Are they truly fallen angels?  Are they perhaps they're aliens from some stellar race that visited our planet long ago?  Scott Roberts doesn't claim to have all the answers, nor does he try to convince the reader to agree with his way of thinking.  He does however, present a thought provoking study using Biblical references to piece together the story of the Nephilim and their journey here on earth.

Mr. Roberts has a solid background in religious studies and it shines in this book.  While many other texts in this genre fall into the pattern of relying on the work of Zechiriah Sitchin, Roberts does not.  The result is a book that is both fresh and unique.

With the current popular interest in Ancient Aliens and the origins of humanity, this book is long overdue.  It should appeal to those with both a casual and serious interest in Biblical and ancient alien studies.

Congratulations to Mr. Roberts for making a valuable addition to this field of study.

And thanks Scotty for one of the most pleasant mornings I've avoided work.

Scott Robert's book can be found on Amazon:

Crownpoint Howler

Crownpoint is a quite little town located in the Navajo Nation of Northwest New Mexico. The population, a little under three thousand, has been plagued by an eerie sound, echoing at night, between the hours of midnight and two AM.

The residents of this area are familiar with the song of coyotes and the various sounds of other area wildlife.
This however, is something very different.

“It starts out as a very low, raspy growl and ends up like a big man yelling” said one witness to the sound. “It sounds like something in pain. There’s something human about it, but not quite” she continued.

The unearthly sound was first reported in July of 2011. It continued throughout most of the year, but reports have become more sporadic.
NatGeo recorded the strange sound when it was on the reservation filming the television show, “Navajo Cops”.
The show, which follows Navajo tribal police on their rounds, filmed six episodes on the reservation during the summer and fall months.
One episode followed several police officers including Captain Steve Nelson and a Lt. Begay as they sat up a listening post to try to capture the weird noise.
After a first failed attempt, a second investigation was launched during daylight hours. The officers, along with the NatGeo film crew, investigated the area around a horseshoe shaped canyon. The area is believed by many residents to be the home of the strange creature issuing the sounds.
Despite the daylight hours, the police officers and NatGeo film crew did indeed hear the strange moan being reported by local residents.
No signs of any unusual animal were found and the Crowpoint Howler’s identity remains a mystery.
NatGeo’s Navajo Cops airs in the spring of 2012 and the Howler will be featured in one of the episodes.