Joseph of Arimathea

Joseph of Arimathea

by Glyn S. Lewis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594162909
Publisher: Westholme Publishing
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Edition description: 1
Sales rank: 1,031,271
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

GLYN S. LEWIS was a computer software engineer before becoming a photographic essayist. Among his works are the plight of people living on the streets in Hong Kong, the work of Park Attwood Clinic and its therapies for severe ill­nesses, and the religious order of the Poor Clares. His essay The Gospel, told in photographs and words, has been exhibited in the cathedrals of Wells, Exeter, and Chichester.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations ix

Introduction xi

1 The Man from Arimathea 1

Tin Trader in Cornwall 2

First Visits to Somerset and Glastonbury 7

Relative of Jesus 10

2 The Burial of Jesus 11

Events Following the Resurrection 19

The Disappearance of Joseph 22

3 The Flight to France 23

From France to Britain 35

4 Joseph in Britain 42

The Journey to Glastonbury 45

Joseph at Glastonbury 47

Criticisms of the Tradition 56

The Development of the Tradition 63

The Twelve Hides 68

The Holy Glastonbury Thorn 70

The Old Church 72

The Grail 84

The Chalice Well 91

5 The End of Joseph's Life 93

Avalon 99

Mary 105

Joseph's Grave 107

Bibliography 113

Index 115

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