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The beginning of the Knights Templar

The beginning of the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery. There’s the official version from the medieval chroniclers. And then for centuries, conspiracy theories have proliferated about how this band of knights really came into being. This post is based…

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Good Friday – my visit to the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

In 2012, I was in Jerusalem and visited the Holy Sepulchre – this is the spot revered by all Christian faiths as the place where Jesus was crucified. This church – which dates back to the Roman period though little…

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