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Articles related to Book One of the Unholy Grail series – The Story of Judas Iscariot & Mary Magdalene

Unholy Grail Book One: Fact or Fiction – Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene


Mary Magdalene is currently one of the most popular figures from the New Testament. As the woman who anointed Jesus with perfume, and to whom Christ appeared first after his resurrection, her life was multifaceted and therefore appealed to many different groups:

  1. She was a troubled woman who found mercy and was helped by Jesus. In other words, she was a very human figure—part saint and part sinner with a hint of sexual intrigue.
  2. She was a deeply dedicated and spiritual woman, humbly devoted to serving both man and God
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Unholy Grail Book One: Fact or Fiction – Judas Iscariot

Judas Iscariot


Many, if not most of the books that have been written about Judas Iscariot, the betrayer of Jesus Christ, in the last 40 years have taken the position that the traditional view of him is wrong, or at best biased. For example, see the following:

My Name Was Judas, by C.K. Stead
Judas: A Biography, by Susan Gubar
Judas: Betrayer or Friend of Jesus, by William Klassen

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Unholy Grail Book One: The Star Gospel

The only true superhero: Jesus Christ!
~ Willie Aames

The Star Gospel

There are many Biblical references in both the Old and New Testaments to the importance of stars. Here are a few examples:

  • “He determines the number of stars and calls each one of them by name.” Psalms 147:4
  • “Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these stars; the one who leads forth their host by number. He calls them all by name, and because of the greatness of his might and the strength of his power, not one of them is missing.” Isaiah 40:26
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Unholy Grail Book One: Historical Dossiers

The Unholy Grail series spans history from Biblical times to the present. The following dossiers are provided in order to gain a better appreciation for the historical background of the novels.

Dossier on the Ancient History of the Jews
Dossier on Herod the Great

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How this novel series came to be written

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Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Here is how I came to write this one…

I grew up as the son of mom who was an instructor in early childhood education at the University of Minnesota. We had many “kitchen-table” discussions about a plethora of subjects, and as a kid I read hundreds of books. She also liked to see me write, but writing was more of a pain then a pleasure at that point in my life, and I didn’t take too well to her (constructive?) criticism. So it wasn’t until many years later and a career in software development that I began to develop any writing skills, and more importantly, a desire to write.

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Selected Bibliography for Unholy Grail

The following link shows a partial bibliography of books and resources related to the Unholy Grail novel series, and which were used in the course of writing the books:

Selected Bibliography for Unholy Grail

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