Saturday, July 17, 2010

A Cup That Overfloweth: The Mysterious History of The Holy Grail

  by Mr Ghaz 


Finally released in A.D. 70, Joseph of Arimatheia went into exile, eventually arriving in Britain where, it is said, he had once taken Jesus as a child. He set up the first Christian church in Glastonbury in Somerset and there – somewhere – many believe the Holy Grail is still hidden...
 

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At the last supper of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles, Jesus broke the unleavened Passover bread and said, as He shared it among them: “This is my body which is given for you; this does in remembrance of me.” Then, after the supper, as the Apostles passed around the cup of wine, He said: “This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.”
From these two sentences came the Christian tradition of Holy Communion, in which the bread represents the body of Jesus and the wine His blood. But the cup from which Jesus and His Apostles drank is the centrepiece of two different mysteries – unsolved for almost 2,000 years.

Full article:
A Cup That Overfloweth: The Mysterious History of The Holy Grail | Quazen

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Saint George is Killing The Dragon Over and Over Again.. | Trifter

Saint George is Killing The Dragon Over and Over Again..

by Patrick Bernauw 




In the city of Mons (Belgium), Saint George is killing the Dragon over and over again. His legend here is inextricably intertwined with the fate of a knight, Gilles de Chin, who in the 12th century indeed killed a dragon with his spear somewhere in the swamps of the Haine.



In the city of Mons (Belgium), every weekend after Pentecost St. George is ready to go and meet the Dragon one more time. The name of the ritual is also the name of the monster: Le Lumeçon.

Full article:
Saint George is Killing The Dragon Over and Over Again.. | Trifter

Friday, July 02, 2010

Amelia Earhart Disappeared ~ Jul 2, 1937

 


Amelia Earhart, the legendary pilot who disappeared 73 years ago on Jul 2, 1937 while flying over the Pacific Ocean in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator, may have survived several weeks, or even months as a castaway on a remote South Pacific island, according to preliminary results of a two-week expedition on the tiny coral atoll believed to be her final resting place.
"There is evidence on the island suggesting that a castaway was there for weeks and possibly months," Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), told Discovery News.
 
Full article: Amelia Earhart Disappeared ~ Jul 2, 1937