By James Wasserman
In this publication, occult pupil and mystery society member James Wasserman offers compelling facts that the interplay of the Knights Templar and the Assassins within the Holy Land remodeled the Templars right into a actual 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 seven-hundred years in the past, yet survivors have carried at the mystery teachings to today. Wasserman strips the myths from either teams and penetrates to the guts in their enlightened ideals and rigorous practices, delievering the main probing photograph but of those holy warriors.
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR / OCCULT HISTORY
"A clean in-depth examine a severe element within the improvement of Western esotericism. Eschewing the speculations and wild imaginings with which a lot occult literature is rife, Wasserman weaves a desirable story in line with genuine facts from the simplest scholarly assets. he's uniquely certified to address the subtleties and intricacies of the assumption structures and dynamics of those seminal mystery societies."
—Christopher S. Hyatt, Ph.D., Magus of the Golden Dawn
"Against a sweeping historic backdrop, Wasserman 'sheds new gentle on' the interrelationship of those strongest orders of the past due mediaeval heart East, their religious beliefs, and the perennial attraction in their myths."
—Hymenaeus Beta, Frater enhanced, Ordo Templi Orientis
"Wasserman provides profoundly to our figuring out of the non secular, ideological, and initiatory forces that formed the advance of Western civilization. [He] brings either impeccable scholarship and an extraordinary reward for making even the main complicated metaphysical techniques intelligible to his readers."
—Michael A. Aquino, Ph.D., excessive Priest Emeritus, Temple of Set
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 heritage, yet much less recognized is the truth that additionally they have been the assembly floor 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 deepest military right into a real 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, referred to as Nizari Ismailis, flourish to at the present time below the management of the Aga Khan. Wasserman strips the myths from either teams and penetrates to the guts in their enlightened ideals and rigorous practices, providing the main probing photo but of those holy warriors.
JAMES WASSERMAN is the writer and dressmaker of numerous heralded works at the occult, together with paintings and logos of the Occult (Inner Traditions) and The Egyptian ebook of the lifeless (Chronicle Books). A twenty-five-year member of the Ordo Templi Orientis, he lives in long island.