The Tomb Of God: The Body of Jesus and the Solution to a 2,000 Year Old Mystery - Richard Andrews; Paul Schellenberger;Little, Brown & Co., 1996, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper.
Illustrated with black and white photographs & maps. From the cover: “It began as an intriguing piece of puzzle-solving — and ended with the discovery of the greatest secret of all.
Dissatisfied with the explanations of previous researchers, Richard Andrews and Paul Schellenberger applied mathematical logic to the enduring mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau and the ‘treasure’ alleged to be buried there. They were sceptical. They assumed the enigma would wither under such scrutiny. It did not.
The quest began with an investigation into the activities of a group of nineteenth-century priests who had become embroiled in the legend. These priests had grown rich because of their involvement, and had resolutely maintained the anonymity of their paymasters, but in 1993 an extraordinary clue came to light which suggested the priests were engaged in activities markedly at odds with traditional Roman Catholic pastimes. Tentatively the trail was pursued. As the search progressed, a series of paintings was unearthed which incorporated a cryptic, obscure geometry; a set of interrelating shapes with a very direct link to the priests’ habitat and spiritual role. Through the centuries an astonishing pattern emerged — a web of concealment on maps, in fine art, on tombstones — which defied coincidence and pointed to one very specific location.”