Arimathea


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Arimathea

, Arimathaea
a town in ancient Palestine: location unknown
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In the Towneley manuscript, for example, Joseph of Arimathea is emboldened by his service as a loyal councilor to plead for Christ's body:
The Jewish intellectuals Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus accepted Jesus as Messiah.
GILLESPIE Donal Former Parish Priest of St Joseph of Arimathea Church, Pyle.
The Nanteos Cup, an ancient wooden chalice, was rumoured to have been carried over to Britain by Joseph of Arimathea, years after the crucifixion of Christ.
It has long been said throughout the region that Jesus and his great-uncle, tin trader Joseph of Arimathea, arrived soon after the biblical account of the twelve-year-old Christ in the Jerusalem temple.
His inquiries led him to the house of Joseph of Arimathea, but he arrived only to find it deserted.
It seems to me, however, that what Grimm observes is properly a biblical paradigm and fully deserves that appellation, whereas the association between King Pelles and Joseph of Arimathea that Besserman notes by way of extending Grimm's insight is merely an allusion.
According to the startling new claim, Joseph of Arimathea, the man who gospels say donated his own tomb for Jesus' burial after his crucifixion, may himself be buried in the middle of Cardiff.
Joseph of Arimathea is described as a seeker ("waiting for the Kingdom of God") rather than as a full disciple, and is mentioned only as a benefactor who contributes towards the burial of Jesus (Mk 15:42-43).
I marveled at the ruins of the abbey, where Joseph of Arimathea allegedly brought the young Jesus centuries earlier and established the first Christian church in England.
Glastonbury and the grail; did Joseph of Arimathea bring the sacred relic to Britain?
Thomas, or Joseph of Arimathea, designed to promote pilgrimage to particular shrines.