THE IDEA held by some that Christianity was first brought to Britain by the Roman Catholic Missionary, St Augustine in A.D. 597 is altogether erroneous as is proved by the following evidence. The fact is that the year A. D. 597 was the date of the introduction, not of Christianity, but of Roman Catholicism into Britain, Christianity itself having been brought into the British Isles just after the Crucifixion of Christ, more than five hundred years earlier. There is very strong evidence that Joseph of Arimathea with twelve other disciples of Christ, erected in England the first Christian church above ground in the world between A.D. 36 and A.D. 39. In doing so they would have obeyed the Lord’s instructions (Acts 1:8) to take the Gospel to “the uttermost part of the earth” or Ultima Thule, as the Britannic Isles were known in those days. It is my prayer that the contents of this short work may stimulate an interest in our British heritage and our national identity as revealed in the Bible.
Matthew 10 6-7 “These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not; But go rather to the lost sheep of the house o