Quetzalcoatl was an ancient Meso-American priest. Some say he was Jesus and others say he was the apostle Thomas.
Even non-religious scholars recognize Jesus of Nazareth as an historical figure. But did he actually arrive in the Americas?
Was the East Star Man and Peace-Maker known to so many indigenous North American tribes really Jesus Christ?
Traditions of a mysterious, bearded visitor from overseas have been current across our continent since pre-Columbian times. The universal image of this man, depicted as an influential religious leader, has fascinated me for twenty years, during which time I conducted my investigations among every Native American willing to discuss his or her tribal history with me.
The story of the life of the Mexican divinity, Quetzalcoatl, closely resembles that of the Savior; so closely, indeed, that we can come to no other conclusion than that Quetzalcoatl and Christ are the same being.
…Donald and W. David Hemingway examine a theory among Conquistador-era analysts that Quetzalcoatl may have been a New Testament-era Apostle of Jesus Christ, such as Saint Thomas.
In fact there are many stories woven into Mesoamerican myth of ‘Toum ’ or St. Thomas the Apostle being in South America. They exist within the Inca, and the Mayan sacred texts. It is told that Thomas or ‘Toum,’ was one of the brothers who came to the lands of the Maya teaching with the Pale Prophet or (Quetzalcoatl).