'And did those feet in ancient time, Walk upon England's mountain's green, And was the holy Lamb of God, On England's pleasant pastures seen'
Do William Blake's lyrics for the popular hymn 'Jerusalem' reveal an extraordinary insight into the so-called 'missing years of Jesus' - the 18 years that are unaccounted for in the Bible from when Jesus was a boy of 12 to his sudden reappearance at the age of 30? Archaeologist and classical scholar Dennis Price has investigated the clues in Blake's evocative poem and has paid meticulous attention to the accounts in the ancient Aramaic and Greek versions of the Bible, and he's also conducted an exhaustive and unprecedented study into the myths and legends of Christ in Britain.
With the assistance of specialists in their own fields and by viewing this enthralling subject as a modern missing person's investigation, Dennis Price has pieced together the various pieces of the jigsaw and now presents compelling and highly original evidence that Christ did indeed visit Britain in the company of Joseph of Arimathea 'in ancient times'. The weight of new material suggests that Christ remained in Britain for several years before eventually returning to his homeland in the east, and this truly extraordinary book now provides a wealth of new information for all those who are intensely curious about this otherwise undocumented period in the life of the most famous person the world's ever known. The implications are astonishing and they are presented here, in 'the greatest story never told'.