Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

or

Twelve Disciples:

see apostleapostle
[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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In the year 1016, the long-lived thirteenth apostle set off as planned with twelve parchment scrolls inscribed by the apostles, believing that when they were read at Glastonbury Tor, history would be rewritten and the world would be restored to the glorious state originally envisioned by God.
Or invented a thirteenth apostle, a black man, who maintains that he was eliminated from the Bible because of racial discrimination.
Standing in their way is a woman having a crisis of faith (Fiorentino), who is assisted by a winged messenger of God (Rickman), a hitherto unknown Thirteenth Apostle (Rock), a heavenly muse (Hayek) and two unlikely prophets, Jay (Mewes) and Silent Bob (Smith).