The Templar Knight

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Templars, Indiana Jones and Petra

As you will recall from the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade the Nazi baddy is asked by an ancient Templar knight in the closing scene to choose what he believes is the Holy Grail in order to have…

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Did the Knights Templar take the Ark of the Covenant from Ethiopia?

Among many theories about the location of the Ark of the Covenant, one of the most intriguing is that it ended up in Ethiopia. There are several different theories about how the Ark got to this eastern African country including…

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German Templars, Haifa and the Nazis

During my visit to Israel in March this year, I went to Haifa and came across the most extraordinary story…that of a group of nineteenth century Germans who called themselves Templars, built a town in Ottoman controlled Palestine and fell…

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