By James Wasserman
• An exam of the interactions of the Christian Knights Templar and their Muslim opposite numbers, the Assassins, and of the profound adjustments in Western society that resulted.
• Restores the popularity of the key Muslim order of the Assassins, disparaged because the world's first terrorist team.
• Dispels many myths in regards to the Knights Templar and gives the main incisive portrait of them so far.
A thousand years in the past Christian battled Muslim for ownership of a strip of land upon which either their religions have been based. those Crusades replaced the process Western historical past, yet much less identified is the truth that additionally they have been the assembly flooring for 2 mythical mystery societies: The Knights Templar and their Muslim opposite numbers, the Assassins.
In The Templars and the Assassins: The military of Heaven, occult pupil and mystery society member James Wasserman presents compelling proof that the interplay of the Knights Templar and the Assassins within the Holy Land reworked the Templars from the Pope's inner most military right into a precise occult society, from which they might sow the seeds of the Renaissance and the Western secret culture. either orders have been destroyed as heretical a few 700 years in the past, yet Templar survivors are believed to have carried the key teachings of the East into an occult underground, from which sprang either Rosicrucianism and Masonry. murderer survivors, often called Nizari Ismailis, flourish to this present day lower than the non secular management of the Aga Khan. Wasserman strips the myths from either teams and penetrates to the center in their enlightened ideals and rigorous practices, providing the main probing photo but of those holy warriors.
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