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Posted September 4, 2013

BOOK REVIEW

Sworn in Secret

Freemasonry and

the Knights Templar


"Thought-provoking, well researched and well written, the book presents information rather than strongly arguing for a point of view. In doing so, Holst builds a persuasive case. He has collected a great deal of information from numerous sources and provides a fine overview of events which forever changed the world."

-- Scottish Rite Journal

Sworn in Secret, by Sanford Holst, soft cover, 380 pages. This is a surprisingly well-written new look into the people and events involved in developing the symbols, rituals and practices of Freemasonry. It does not shy away from controversies involving the Knights Templar, stonemasons and charges against Masonry, treating them in a fair and history-oriented manner. Original documents and records dating back to the 1300s and earlier provide an exceptional level of detail that brings all these things to life. 

Historian Sanford Holst is the author of Amazon’s #1 book on the Phoenicians—who included King Hiram and Hiram Abiff. That work led to his being elected to the prestigious Royal Historical Society. His informative websites are read by over 600,000 people each year, and he is currently Master of the Southern California Research Lodge. 

This well-researched book contains new material that may stir lively conversations.

-- Fraternal Review

"A well-written and nicely illustrated book, easy to read, well researched, and highly recommended."

-- Knight Templar Magazine  


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