Holy Blood, Holy Grail rocked the very foundations of Christianity. Now four more years of research have uncovered shocking material — and its earthshaking consequences.
• What extraordinary meaning lies behind Jesus' title — "King of the Jews"? • Was there more than one Christ? • Who really constituted Jesus' following — and what were the real identities of Simon Peter and Judas Iscariot? • Who now has the ancient treasure of the Temple of Jerusalem? • What is the true source of today's Christian "Fundamentalism"? • What links the Vatican, the CIA, the KGB, the Mafia, Freemasonry, and the Knights Templar? • What is the stunning goal of the European secret society that traces its lineage back to Christ and the House of David?
The Messianic Legacy. Here is the book that reveals the answers to these intriguing, potentially explosive questions. Utilizing the same meticulous research that catapulted their first book onto the best seller lists, the authors again bring an enlighteneing message of truth — and urgent importance — to Christians and non-Christians the world over.
From the Paperback edition.
Michael Baigent|Richard Leigh|Henry Lincoln
About Michael Baigent
Michael Baigent was born in New Zealand in 1948 and obtained a degree in psychology from Canterbury University. At one point he gave up a successful career in photojournalism to devote his time to researching the Templars for a film project. He lives in England and is the author of numerous books on ancient Christianity and conspiracy.
About Richard Leigh
Richard Leigh is a novelist and short-story writer with postgraduate degrees in comparative literature and a thorough knowledge of history, philosophy, psychology, and esoterica. He has worked as a university lecturer in the United States, Canada, and Britain.
About Henry Lincoln
Henry Lincoln is an author and filmmaker and has written for television.
The Messianic Legacy by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln