I could save this topic for later in the year precisely during Christmas time, but because books of the pseudo-biblical genre are not seasonal items, the best time to discuss the problematic issues would be now. At this point, when the Lord’s Day of Resurrection and Ascension is right around the corner there are plenty of reasons to discuss Christ’s origins and birth. The Bible is pretty clear about the reasons why Christ came to earth i.e., to put an end to the effects of sin, but what does sin entail? The Baker’s Dictionary describes sin best as:
“the refusal of humankind to accept its God-given position between the Creator and lower creation. It flows from decisions to reject God’s way, and to steal, curse, and lie simply because that seems more attractive or reasonable.”
With that being said, one can attest to the problematic issues each of these pseudo-biblical authors fails to realize. In a sense, whenever they write about certain things that go well beyond what the scriptures dictate through either explicit or implicit direction, one knows very well about their anti-Christian agendas. In fact, some go as far to as to say that Jesus Christ never existed at all.
Out of my many experiences of finding similar books within this genre, at least I realize why these authors might need to curb the blasphemy they put in their writings and take a more realistic pose to the scriptures. Unfortunately, writers have ways to go with straightening those problems out.