Edward T. Martin can truly be called an adventurer and world traveler. He has worked as a teacher, a newspaper reporter and photographer and as the manager of a publishing company. He is an avid student of comparative religion, spirituality, history and foreign cultures. A gifted linguist, he speaks seven languages. He is the protagonist of the new Paul Davids film called "Jesus in India."
He attended the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, where he later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications. After graduating he became a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in Afghanistan. While in Asia, he traveled extensively in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal. During his travels in India, he researched the subject of Jesus in India and found a surprising amount of historical evidence and folklore.
First hour guest, leader of the Raelian Movement, Rael, discussed his ET encounters which took place in 1973 at a volcanic crater in France. During these encounters, he said he learned that humans were not the result of random evolution, but deliberately created by the aliens through DNA experimentation. Rael, who is hoping to build an embassy for ETs by 2035, answered criticisms made of his group. In the latter half of the show, filmmaker Paul Davids and world traveler Ed Martin discussed their new film project Jesus in India, which will be screening this month on the Sundance Channel. ... More »Host: George Knapp