The Grail Priest

Feature Articles –   The Grail Priest The tiny village of Tréhorenteuc, near the magical Forest of Brocéliande, was home to a visionary priest, who used his church as a canvas to paint the stories of King Arthur, the Round Table and the Holy Grail. Unsurprisingly, he fell foul of the Church’s hierarchy, but left a… Continue reading The Grail Priest

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   What is the Grail? by Philip Coppens   The Grail. Between 1190 and 1240, it formed the central theme of a series of literary works that spoke of, and appealed to, a new social class, that of the knights and warriors… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   The Grail: from myth to reality by Philip Coppens   The basic Grail account opens with a young man, Perceval, encountering knights and realising he wants to be one. Despite his mother’s objections, the boy trains for the knighthood and begins… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   The Book of Thoth: the original and true Grail? by Philip Coppens   We all know the story that the very name “alchemy” is supposed to be derived from the land of Egypt: “Al-Khemit”. Egypt itself was a symbol of alchemy,… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   Bruges: the Grail city? by Philip Coppens   Many towns have laid claim to owning a, if not the, Holy Grail. Amongst all the candidates, one interesting town is Bruges, the Flemish city often referred to as the Venice of the… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   The tarot and the Grail by Philip Coppens   The British author Kate Mosse in her novel “Sepulchre” plays with tarot cards to enrich the mystery of Rennes-le-Château and its enigmatic priest, Bérenger Saunière. In an interview for Radio Rennessence, Kate… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store   The Hermetic Stone by Philip Coppens   A Cup or a Stone, that is the Grail question. Though the Grail is often believed to be a cup, for one of the most prominent – and controversial – Grail authors, Wolfram von… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail

Servants of the Grail  Published by O Books To order, visit the store Listen to a radio interview on this book:   SYNOPSIS Servants of the Grail is the first book to successfully identify both the historical figures on which the protagonists of the Grail story is based and the identity of the Grail itself.… Continue reading Servants of the Grail

The Scottish Grail castle ?

Feature Articles –   The Scottish Grail castle ? Is there any chance that the famed Grail castle is not in France, but instead is located in Scotland? If one follows the Arthurian tradition, rather than the traditions of the Grail, that is apparently where one ends up. by Philip Coppens The Grail. A story dating… Continue reading The Scottish Grail castle ?