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  • SEARCH FOR THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

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He was loved by the public and feared by those in power, this revolutionary popularized a practice that ultimately became central to Christianity.

But he was not Jesus; he was John the Baptist, whose story shows how he threatened the Roman Empire to such an extent that King Herod Antipas claimed his life, supposedly before parading his head in front of his guests during a party.

There, the story ends abruptly. Or does it? Where was this famous saint buried, and what happened to his body?

Find out in Search for the Head Of John The Baptist, as experts reveal how a rumour emerged that John the Baptist’s body was retrieved.
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