Templars, The: The Shroud Of Christ

by Barbara Frale
Templars, The: The Shroud Of Christ
  • ISBN-13: 9781905379736
  • Author(s): Barbara Frale
  • Subject: History
  • Publisher: Maverick House
  • Imprint: Maverick House
  • Publication Date: 07-04-2011
  • Format: p/b

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The second book in a fascinating series by Vatican historian Barbara Frale. The Knights Templar - the most powerful religious-military order of the Middle Ages - almost certainly looked after a mysterious shroud that is now kept in Turin. Worshipped in a relentlessly secret manner and known in its intimate nature only by a handful of the order's officials, the swathe of fabric was kept in the central treasury of the Knights Templar. In an age of doctrinal confusion, the shroud might have represented a powerful antidote against the spread of heresy...
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The second book in a fascinating series by Vatican historian Barbara Frale. The Knights Templar - the most powerful religious-military order of the Middle Ages - almost certainly looked after a mysterious shroud that is now kept in Turin. Worshipped in a relentlessly secret manner and known in its intimate nature only by a handful of the order's officials, the swathe of fabric was kept in the central treasury of the Knights Templar. In an age of doctrinal confusion, the shroud might have represented a powerful antidote against the spread of heresy...