Could Jesus Build an Airplane? Balaam’s Donkey, Asmodeus, Ed and Lorraine Warren, & More Weird Questions

It’s time for another set of weird questions posed by Cy Kellett of Catholic Answers to Jimmy Akin, including this time: what if mankind fell after Adam and Eve; did Jesus know how to build an airplane; what happened with Balaam’s donkey; Ed and Lorraine Warren; and more.

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UFO Nuclear Missile Shootdown (Big Sur UFO Incident)

In 1964, the US Air Force was conducting tests of nuclear weapons off the coast of Big Sur, California. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the claim that a UFO shot down one of those missiles designed to carry nuclear devices, whether aliens were responsible, and whether it was meant as a warning to humanity.

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The Questing Beast (King Arthur, Medieval Mystery)

The tales of King Arthur are filled with mysterious creatures, including one called the Questing Beast. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss this strange and mysterious cryptid, whether it was just a creature of Medieval imagination or if it could have a basis in the real world.

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Our Lady of Zeitoun (Egyptian Apparition, Coptic Church)

Christianity has a long and fruitful history in Egypt, and when witnesses reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary at a Coptic church in Cairo suburb of Zeitoun in 1968, thousands of people came to see. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what happened there and whether the apparitions were genuine.

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Announcing Dreams (Unborn Children, Pre-Birth Communications, Related Experiences)

Some mothers and fathers report having dreams before the birth or even conception of their baby in which they are told about the child or even talk to the baby himself. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the phenomena and what could be causing them.

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It’s Always Alien-Demons? (UFOs, Extraterrestrials, Demonology)

Some claim that UFOs and extraterrestrials are always manifestations of demonic activity. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine the prominent hypotheses supporting this view and consider the question of whether it’s always alien-demons.

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Secret Origin of the Mystery Airships! (Phantom Airships, Ghost Airships, UFOs, 1896, 1897)

In 1896 and 1897, Mystery Airships were reported from California to the Mississippi, which some believed were alien ships. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli eliminated many theories about the airships, and now address the final mystery: what were the airships, who made them, and was the government involved?

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Airship Mystery of 1896 and 1897 (Mystery Airships, Phantom Airships, Ghost Airships, UFOs)

In the late 1890s, there was a wave of sightings over the US of mysterious airships displaying unusual flight characteristics. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss these unusual airships and the theories that they were aliens, hoaxes, or maybe something else.

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Alien Popes and More Weird Questions!

It’s time for another set of weird questions posed by Cy Kellet of Catholic Answers to Jimmy Akin, including this time: Could an alien be pope; the Omicron variant; could Bigfoot be an alien; conjoined twins and marriage; evolution and morality; ball lightning; and more.

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The Bizarre Case of Victim F (Matthew Muller, Denise Huskins, Aaron Quinn)

The kidnapping of Victim F was like something out of a movie. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the bizarre details of the case and how it riveted the nation; the police investigation; and the ultimate, confounding truth behind what happened.

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Reincarnation Theories (Ian Stevenson and Others)

Last time, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli looked at what parapyschologists have found in studying reincarnation and this time they examine the question of reincarnation. Do we truly live again or is there another explanation?

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A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest

We need your help to continue to produce our great Catholic shows that explore the intersection of faith and modern culture and look at the world from a uniquely Catholic perspective.

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Exploring the UFO Phenomenon with Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson has Jimmy AKin on his show to discuss UFOs and recent claims by retired Air Force officer David Grusch about a secret gov’t UFO recovery program, as well as Jimmy’s perpsective on the existence of extraterrestrial life and its compatibility with religious beliefs.

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Reincarnation Research (Ian Stevenson)

Belief in reincarnation is found in multiple world religions, but it is also studied from a scientific perspective today as well. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what parapsychologists have found about cases of the reincarnation type and ask what could explain their findings.

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The Blood of Saint Januarius (And Other Patron Questions)

We regularly give Patrons the opportunity to ask Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli their mysterious questions and make them available exclusively to Patrons first and then later to the whole audience. This time the questions cover the blood of St. Januarius, ultraterrestrials, Mary Suratt, RPGs, the Beloved Disciple, and more.

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Will There Be Three Days of Darkness?

In this bonus episode, we bring you this discussion between Michael Lofton of Reason & Theology and Jimmy Akin about the idea of the three days of darkness, where it comes from, and whether it is a legitimate prophecy. Thank you to Michael for letting us share this show with our audience.

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