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  •  while many people debate the conspiracy theory (4+ / 0-)

    aspects of their work,, Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln cover this, and other seriously fraudulent activities by the early Church in their works "The Messianic Legacy" and "The Holy Blood & The Holy Grail". Ignoring their speculative episodes, they collected a substantial body of primary and secondary evidence regarding the ecclesiastical hijinks from Constantine on.

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    by aggieric on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 01:41:38 AM PDT

    •  Oh, yes (2+ / 0-)
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      chloris creator, Wee Mama

      There's a lot of lovely background information in Holy Blood, Holy Grail. The problem is all the utter bs that's intertwined with it.  And if you don't already know the subject well, how are you supposed to tell the difference? NOT good for casual readers.

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