Holy Blood, Holy Grail

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Holy Blood, Holy Grail

By Michael Baigent; Richard Leigh; Henry Lincoln

Delta, Paperback, 9780385338455, 489pp.

Publication Date: January 6, 2004

Description
Is the traditional, accepted view of the life of Christ in some way incomplete?
Is it possible Christ did not die on the cross?
Is it possible Jesus was married, a father, and that his bloodline still exists?
Is it possible that parchments found in the South of France a century ago reveal one of the best-kept secrets of Christendom?
Is it possible that these parchments contain the very heart of the mystery of the Holy Grail?
According to the authors of this extraordinarily provocative, meticulously researched book, not only are these things possible they are probably true so revolutionary, so original, so convincing, that the most faithful Christians will be moved; here is the book that has sparked worldwide controversey.
"Enough to seriously challenge many traditional Christian beliefs, if not alter them."
"Los Angeles Times Book Review"
"Like "Chariots of the Gods?."..the plot has all the elements of an international thriller."
"Newsweek"

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About the Author
Michael Baigent (1948-2013) was a researcher and writer best known for his book "Holy Blood, Holy Grail", coauthored with Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln. He appeared in many documentaries on the origins of Christianity, Freemasonry, and the Grail legends. He was the editor of "Freemasonry Today" from 2001 to 2011 and the author or coauthor of 14 books, including "The Jesus Papers", "The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception", and "The Messianic Legacy".

Richard Leigh was a novelist and short story writer born in New Jersey to a British father and an American mother. Leigh earned a BA from Tufts University, a master s degree from the University of Chicago, and a PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He died in 2007.

Henry Lincoln is a noted documentary filmmaker and author. He coauthored the bestselling "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" with Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, as well as "The Messianic Legacy, Key to the Sacred Pattern", and "The Templars Secret Island". He lives in Rennes-le-Chateau, France.