Aiming to solve the last secrets of Freemasonry, this book uncovers the mysterious words, symbols and rituals whose meanings have been lost for centuries. Born in blood: the lost secrets offreemasonry / John J. Robinson. p. em. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1. Freemasons-History. 2. John J. Robinson (c) was an American author, best known as the author of Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry, He is also credited as .
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My only complaint is that, while presenting an interesting and logical argument, he presents no hard evidence to support his conjectures. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Please provide an email address. This is a very interesting book. He is a great writer. A great deal of his evidence remains, admittedly, circumstantial; but it’s hard to fault an author for not being able to turn up documentation on an organization that was guarded and secret, before it revealed itself in But I also agree that it follows far fewer flights of far-fetched fancy than other work I’ve read.
A somewhat decent history of Freemasonry, if you need a primer. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The author presents a strong argument and challenges other histories of the origins and purpose of the Free Masons. Aug 07, Charles Ward rated it it was ok. A Simple Guide to The author did admit that some of his conclusions are unsubstantiated, which I felt increased credibility to his objectivity.
Jun 28, Robert Jr. Feb 07, Chuck Springer rated it really liked it.
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I suspect he simply recycled that book when writing the much more fun first half of this book. Planned Collapse of Americanism: In the sense that if in fact there is a connecti Convincing take on bron connection between Freemasonry and Knights Templar.
Freemasonry came from somewhere, and it wasn’t the construction trades. But there is no mention of why, beyond statistical probability, rhe many high degree masons became President of the U.
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Interesting, with a fairly persuasive argument linking the historical Templars and the present-day Freemasons. Mar 02, Tyler Anderson rated it really liked it Shelves: In this book, John Robinson uses circumstantial evidence to build such a case.
Deception, Conspiracies, Murders And Assassinations Along the way he peppers in the boen interesting of unrelated discoveries, like why chess pieces move on the board the way they do.
The links the author shows between Freemasonry and the Templars are pretty questionable. Publicist or Marketing Professional. I found ‘Born in Blood’ to be an excellent and insightful book about the history of the Knights Templar and Freemasonry, and I thought it made a cogent argument for the roots of Freemasonry being found in the persecution and dissolution of the Knights Templar. This is the one book that I loan out to Masons trying to sort out the mixed up history of Masonry more than any other.
Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry
Open Preview See a Problem? Robinson offers a very interesting history of the Peasants War, suggesting possible Templar ties to the uprising. Once known, Freemasonry spread throughout the world and attracted kings, emperors, and statesmen to take its sacred oaths.
The author’s argument that the modern Freemason movement descended from the Knight’s Templar bkood quite convincing. But the book picks back up again and even includes the official Papal condemnation of Freemasonry, issued in the 19th Century. The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry”. Covers the major historical figures who were assassinated for standing in the way of the Illuminati and their New Ot Order global empire machine.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Robinson’s third book vlood the anti-Masonic claims made by the religious right primarily in the United States.
Born in Blood pries apart the mysteries of time with a discerning eye. The book gives a good overview of England and it’s goings on, but is seemingly ignorant about what was going on in Southern Europe. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
I believe he accomplished just that. Charles River Editors investigates the secret society of the Freemasons. Instead of the hyped-up conspiracy-theory potboiler I’d expected, Robinson presents a series of historical, religious, and linguistic data which strongly support the hypothesis that Freemasons emerged not from the Stone Masons guilds of the Middle Ages, but as a secret mutual protection society in the aftermath of the bloody destruction of the Knights Templar.
I wasn’t looking for any other “origin story. Ever heard the theory that Freemasons are descendants of the suppressed Knights Templar? Although speculative, the book is a well-written fascinating read. They were an organization for dissenters, where one could be protected when they had differing views from church and state.
You’ll laugh away the tears with this eye-opening account of living and working in China. So, much like the books written over the years villainizing the Masons with no basis in fact, this is simply an argument that presents an alternative theory.
Our Tyler yeah, it causes confusion said it wasn’t a perfect book, and I agree. I didn’t think it worked This book claims to be a history of the Freemasons. Jul 23, Doug Hocking rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.