The Magdalene Legacy: The Jesus and Mary Bloodline by Laurence Gardner

By Laurence Gardner

From the best-selling writer of The Bloodline of the Holy Grail and misplaced secrets and techniques of the Sacred Ark comes an explosive ancient detective tale proposing mystery records at the mysterious lifetime of Mary Magdalene, the hidden lineage of Jesus and Mary, and the true two-thousand-year-old conspiracy regarding the whole historical past of Christianity. Mary Magdalene is defined within the New testomony as Jesus' shut spouse -- a girl he enjoyed and his monetary sponsor. And but, by contrast, the Church teaches that she used to be a prostitute who grew to become repentant. Why the discrepancy among scripture and dogma? Why does Mary allure so romantically to artists who've painted her through the centuries as whatever even more major than the Church usually portrays? what's the mystery of Mary Magdalene and what sort of will we particularly find out about her dating with Jesus? have been they married? Did they've got teenagers, and if this is the case, who makes up the messianic lineage?Laurence Gardner takes us on a detective path to piece jointly the genuine debatable importance of the Magdalene tale and its impressive implications. those contain the true da Vinci connection -- the genuine which means in the back of Leonardo da Vinci's work and why the Renaissance Church censored portrayals of the Magdalene -- and knowledge at the sacred marriage of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. Plus the reality concerning the enigmatic Templar society known as the Priory of Scion and the underground move that secure the sacred historical past of the messianic descendents. and masses extra!

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