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Joseph of Arimathea 

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

David Farmer

(1st century).All that is certainly known about him is in the Gospels: that he was a Jewish councillor, a disciple of Jesus in secret, who had taken no part in his condemnation and who, after the death of Jesus, asked Pilate for his body and buried it in a tomb newly hewn out of the rock.... ...

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