Amazing Revelations of the Incredible Power of Gold
Author: Laurence Gardner
Pubpsher: HarperCollins UK
The author of Bloodline of the Holy Grail focuses on another lost treasure of the bible, the Ark of the Covenant, retracing its path through history, and its mysterious disappearance, using biblical and Rosicrucian texts to unlock its secrets. Original.
Bestselling author Laurence Gardner takes on the legacy of Mary Magdalene in this new collection of historical detective work and hidden mysteries. Gardner reveals sensational new information from the Vatican and monastic archives that sheds light on the intimate relationship and secret marriage between Mary Magdalene and Jesus, describing Magdalene as a close companion and financial sponsor to Jesus, and not merely a repentant prostitute, as the Church portrayed her. Addressing the vast discrepancy between scripture and dogma, Gardner draws on the forbidden texts that were edited from the Bible, and exposes the true status of Mary among the Apostles. Gardner takes on the controversial significance of why the Renaissance Church censored portrayals of the Magdalene, and reveals the truth about the enigmatic Order of the Templars and the underground stream that protected the messianic heritage.--From publisher description.
Belief in the One male God of Judaism, Christianity and Isl m can be traced back for something over 2,500 years to the time when the Hebrew scripture of Genesis was compiled in the 6th century BC. The narrative content of Genesis was clearly derived from older traditions but, on the face of it, we have no documentary evidence from any other source of a monotheistic culture in respect of this particular God from before that date.In The Origin of God, written but not published before his untimely death in August 2010, Laurence Gardner, author of the international bestsellers Bloodline of the Holy Grail, Genesis of the Grail Kings and Lost Secrets of the Sacred Ark, undertakes a biographical exploration of the deiform character variously known as Yahweh, All h, or simply The Lord. He seeks to uncover and evaluate His original identity, as against His eventual religiously motivated portrayals. Beginning with documents that pre-date the Bible, Laurence Gardner's final quest was to discover from all available sources what evidence there is, if any, to support the long-standing and widespread notion of God's existence, posing the question: If the Bible had never been written, would we know about God from any more original source?
What secrets lie behind the mysterious order of the Freemasons? Published to coincide with Dan Brown's new novel, set in the enigmatic world of Freemasonry, Laurence Gardner's new book draws on his experience as a Freemason to create a compelling insider's account of the startling truth behind Masonic history and secret workings of Freemasonry.
This is a guide book for the individual who has always shied away from all occult subjects, such as religion, magic, astrology, metaphysics, spiritual anything, and for the beginner into all of these subjects who wished to expedite his/her learning with the latest up to date information. It offers leads for the beginner interested in understanding the merger between science and the occult spiritual subjects, and a reference of where to get started in the search for the ultimate truth. This book also provides references of where to find up to date information, based on scientific evidence of what is going on with our planet earth, and what to expect in the coming years leading to December 21, 2012. This book provides scientific and practical ways of understanding the universe; TOOLS to help YOU LIVE life TO ITS FULLEST and with EXCELLENT HEALTH!!!
Release on 2006-02-07 | by Lynn Picknett,Clive Prince
The Truth About the Guardians of Christ's Sacred Bloodline
Author: Lynn Picknett,Clive Prince
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Explores the mysterious Priory of Sion organization, investigating key questions about the alleged descendants of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, Leonardo da Vinci's possible membership, and the identity of Grand Master Pierre Plantard.
Over 75% of the people who live on this planet are followers of one of the three major monotheistic religions. They all consider Abraham as the father of their race and religion. They all believe in one singular, all powerful, all knowing benevolent god. The Hebrew call him Yahweh, the Christians refer to him as Father or Lord and Muslims call him Allah, and yet millions and millions of people have been murdered, maimed and tortured by the followers of this single entity to prove that their version of this single god is better than the other two versions. Sounds ridiculous, and yet sadly enough, more people have died in the name of religion than any other cause in the history of humanity. Each and every one of us at one time or another has asked or thought about such fundamental questions as, Is there a God?' Where did humans come from?' Why out of millions of species on earth, only humans reached this level of sophistication?' Is there a life after death?' Is there a purpose to life?' Why are we here?' Are the scriptures truly the words of god?' More importantly, is there any way we could find answers to such questions? The fact is, the answer to most of these questions, and many more, that we thought unanswerable, have been written down on clay tablets by our ancient ancestors who lived in Mesopotamia over 7000 years ago. These records are readily available to those who are willing to step outside the dogmatic belief system of the establishment, and are prepared, mentally and spiritually, to tolerate a totally different rendering of the oldest written historical records about mankind's origin, purpose and the truth about god, our maker. The subject matter of this book is an attempt to investigate the circumstances under which Mankind was made, and to trace the beginning and development of such concerns as the emergence of the concept of god and the formation of what later became known as religion. This is done primarily by relying on our scriptural texts, particularly the Old Testament, as well as other ancient manuscripts such as Sumerian, Akkadian and Babylonian Creation and Genesis epics. The first chapter begins by examining the behaviour, commands and instructions given by Yahweh to his chosen people. These commands and instructions are then evaluated and compared with basic accepted human rights standards practised and observed by almost all communities and societies, past and present. The question is then asked, "How could an entity, powerful enough to have created the entire universe, issue such cruel and sadistic commands against some of his own creations?" Furthermore, Yahweh's behaviour is decidedly pro Hebrew, and shows no regards or thought about non Hebrew masses. How could the universal god show such bias towards a tiny fraction of his creatures, with total disregard for the rest? Finally the characteristics and personalities of Yahweh is analysed by scrutinising his behaviour, actions and directives as stated in the Old Testament, before examining the god of Christianity. In investigating the role and characteristics of God in Christianity, the first thing that immediately becomes apparent is the absence of a prominent role for God the Father, as we had witnessed in Judaism. The Christians, or more specifically Saint Paul, who was the founder and designer of Christianity as we know it today, in order to distance his creation from the Hebrews and religion of Yahweh, invented a new Godhead and named him Jesus Christ (Ancient Greek: Ἰησοῦς Içsous). Born of a virgin, with powers to heal the sick, give sight to the blind and even raise the dead, who was crucified but resurrected three days later. These were all characteristics borrowed from various religions and cults prevalent at the time in the Levant, from Mithraism to the cult of Apoll