I Christianity a result of close encounters with extraterrestrials? The fact that you can ask the questions should tell you.
Let's just say for the sake of argument that YES it and all religions are the results of contact with ET. Be it the same ET or some of his buddies. With that given I propose you and all people of any religious beliefe to look into the extream of that which binds us all, I mean universally all humans living, dead and yet to be born, and think of the encounter with ET and/or his buddies in mind, what did ET/Buds teach those whom were un/fortunate to meet them. What are the EXTREMES of the lessons taught/and learned.
The four things every religion addresses extensivly is war, peace, life and death. Of all living creatures ever created we are the only one who understand the impact and concept of those four things.
However it is the correlation of the extremes of those four very real things that exsist together on our globe in our hearts and minds. Each word can be use in describing the self, and others outside the self.
War, peace, life and death, may at times exsist side by side, but NEVER do you have life and death occupy the same matter at the same time. Nor does true and absolute peace occupy the exact same matter at the same time.
War can bring about peace. One may argue absolute peace to be NOTHING. War the ABSOLUTE turmoil, only limited by the imagination. Even the concept of NOTHING is limited only by our imagination.
From death can come life. From life will come death. It is the actions taken in between life and death, that give birth to war and peace.
It is when there is perfect balance that we will "see" inside and out. That is the "sight" that religion tries to address. Once you come to understand that there is a limit to the five physical senses. You can only feel, see, smell, taste and hear so much, however pleasing or painful there is a limit to the exsperiences each of us have in the physical world. And our lives will end no matter what physical experience we have.
However, it is the imagination that is the only limitless thing that we can do on this earth. The imagination stimulates our inner voice. Our inner voice are soley ours. No one else will ever truly know the inner workings of our minds.
The language of the inner voice is what religion tries to speak to. However each innervoice is distinctive and unique to the individual, and translation is very hard. The innervoice speaks the universal language of tears and laughter.
Tears and laughter are like two round opposing magnets, never really fitting together, but sometimes sticking together in certain spots.
Energy that causes them to attract and oppose each other is inside all of us. ET understanding that left us to define the energy of the magnets, that is our inner voice. Sometimes our words are sticking to another, and sometimes our words repell another. Acheive balance of the two is always met with resistance.
In the event religion is the result of an ET he was indeed one with a quirky sence of humour.
In the end it is the individual who descides what to do with observed and given iformation. Being expsosed in such a way may have been like handing a monkey a loaded gun. The monkey wants to do what the monkey is designed to do. However, when a monkey is given access to education and experience of a gun, we don't know what goes on in a monkey's head, we can only guess. Your guess is as good as mine as to what the monkey will do, after all, I am not a monkey.