The definitive guide to those mysterious organizations that operate in secrecy.
The incredible popularity of the Da Vinci Code books and films, and their imitators, has revealed the ongoing fascination with secret societies.
The Secret Societies Bible reveals the hidden facts behind the world's most mysterious organizations. Fully illustrated with rarely published photographs and artworks, the book delves deep into the myth and reality of these societies from around the world, describing each group's origin, initiation rites and other rituals. Author Joel Levy also reveals well-known members of these societies and their influence on finances, politics and world events. A code-breaker checklist of secret signs and symbols is especially interesting to the general reader.
The book covers the world's most important religious, mystical and occult societies, such as:
- The Knights Templar
- The Freemasons
- Opus Dei
- The Prioriy of Sion
- The Gold Dawn
- The Assassins
- The Illuminati
- Propaganda Due
- Elites of the New World Order
- The Mafia
- The Triads
The book also reveals how these organizations have maintained their secrecy in the challenging new world of the Internet, where so many have ready access to global information.
The Secret Societies Bible is a comprehensive and fascinating examination of the history, beliefs and secret rituals of some of the most powerful covert organizations ever. Fans of the occult, magic and mysticism will revel in the breadth and depth of this reference.