A City Within A Deck

Inside the Byzantine Tarot by John Matthews, author of RedFeather’s newest release, The Byzantine Tarot: Wisdom From An Ancient Empire (illustrated by Cilla Conway) and also The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision (illustrated by Giovanni Caselli). When Cilla Conway and I announced that we were working on a Byzantine tarot a number of friends asked us if this was possible, since the period in which tarot received its formulation was much later, toward the end…

The Tarot and The Holy Grail

by John Matthews, author of The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision, illustrated by Giovanni Caselli. The Grail Tarot comes out of almost 40 years of study focusing on two of the most enduring and enigmatic mysteries of the Middle Ages. The mystery of the Holy Grail — once described as the holiest relic in Christendom — and the equally fascinating mystery of the enigmatic Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of…