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The Youngest Templar

It’s Banned Books Week! You Can Help! By Banning Mine!

With apologies to Sir-Mix-A-Lot ‘I like Banned Books and I cannot lie.’ This week is Banned Books week. And as I do every year, I’m here to give you my annual take on censorship, banning books, and to also ask you why, why, why none of you people will ban one of my books. What’s … Continue reading It’s Banned Books Week! You Can Help! By Banning Mine!

Friday The 13th and The Knights Templar

Today is Friday the 13th. Not only that it’s also 2013. Numerologists everywhere are passing out from the tension. Many people of the superstitious sort consider Friday the 13th to be unlucky. There are people who wear good luck charms all day and some who go so far as to refuse to leave home, lest … Continue reading Friday The 13th and The Knights Templar

Going To See The Hunger Games Movie? What’s Your Opinion?

I’m not going to see The Hunger Games movie. I haven’t read the books. Probably never will. I have no beef with them, I think it’s a great thing that a book has excited so many readers of all ages and a movie made from that book is selling out theaters and the media is … Continue reading Going To See The Hunger Games Movie? What’s Your Opinion?

TEMPLAR TUESDAY: Were There Really Only Nine?

After giving us a fascinating lesson on the demise of The Knights Templar, one of the most powerful groups in the history of our world, this week guest blogger Stephen Dafoe turns to the origin story. It is said the King of Jerusalem enlisted the aid of nine Knights to protect Christian Pilgrims on their … Continue reading TEMPLAR TUESDAY: Were There Really Only Nine?

TEMPLAR TUESDAY: DeMolay’s Curse

This week, guest blogger and Knights Templar expert Stephen Dafoe, turns to the tragic story of the death of Jacques De Molay, the last grandmaster of the Order of The Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ and King Solomon’s Temple. Much has been made of DeMolay’s curse for it is said, as he refused to confess … Continue reading TEMPLAR TUESDAY: DeMolay’s Curse