Der Heilige Gral und seine Erben has ratings and reviews. Nandakishore said: I originally approached the book with the idea that even if the . Der Heilige Gral und seine Erben, 4 Audio-CDs by Michael Baigent, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The book appeared in Germany in 1 under the title, Der Heilige Gral und seine Erben: Ursprung und Gegenwart eines geheimen Ordens: Sein Wissen und.

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I also read that the authors unsuccessfully sued Dan Brown’s publisher for plagiarism. Such a shame since I enjoyed the DaVinci Code and heard that many of the theories behind the story of that book were originally from Holy Blood, Holy Grail. It was uphill all the way, especially in the middle, when you get bogged down in all those dynasties.

It’s dense material, erbfn for someone like myself who doesn’t have any background in Christianity, biblical history, etc.

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I’m a sucker for anything pertaining to the historical Jesus, and have a Goodread bookshelf with that same title. I love me a good conspiracy theory, I always have. But generally, I didn’t find much of the “research” very compelling or well-supported, and too much of neilige smacked of tabloids.

It tries to delve into the history of some strange and unknown artifact found within the walls of a church in France during the ‘s and how it may be related to the Holy Grail and the history of Jesus and Mary Magdalene and ud potential children they may have had.

Never let multiple journalists write a novel together. Maybe not the best for an audio read though. I’m halfway through this book and not enjoying it all that much. It connects the most superstitious conspiracytheories with popular research on early Christianity. I expected better arguments. Have You Eaten Grandma?

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. I found it to be poorly argued. See details and exclusions. I confess to having been fooled by this book. Leigh and Baigent Teabing being an anagram of Baigent.

Saying things like, of course this is well documented but where? It involves nothing less than I happen to believe there are conspiracies, just not this one. I was on the drive from Napier-Auckland and return in the truck with Bex last night 6pm-8am.

I wish I’d read this a long time ago when I meant to. Only thing I’ve read in this area is the Gospels and I recognized they are twisting everything written there. Eventually, they do get to the stuff I wanted to hear about, such as sene theory that Jesus might have survived his death, and that he might have been married to Mary Magdalene basically, the plot of The Last Temptation yral Christ, but with less Brooklyn-accented apostles.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Unx to read after reading Dan Brown’s fiction books. If you are a deeply Some thought-provoking information but not a lot of real evidence. The “authors” could have pared this book down by at least pages. Best-selling in Language Courses See heilite. I’d forget what they were trying to prove even. If you love conspiracy theory’s then this is a good book for you. The theological “secrets” of the Vatican the book reveals and which created a buzz in the media are not original at all and are popular reinterpretations of heresies from early Christianity.

But unfortunately, it was primarily text and fairly irrelevant photographs.

Der Heilige Gral und seine Erben by Michael Baigent (2 star ratings)

Show more Show less. Which says it all really. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is the sort of book that brings out the worst sort of conspiracy nuts — those who will believe it because they want it to be true, not because there is actual proof or overwhelming evidence that it true. While I’m even more skeptical of the “official” story about Christianity’s beginings than before I read “Holy Blood, Holy Grail” I’m still far from convinced that there’s much truth to the alternative history that the authors have constructed.


I guess I’d already heard a lot of the conspiracy theories before, so Holy Blood, Holy Grail didn’t have a lot left to offer me. They say Jesus talked in allegories and then they take the literal meaning of what he said.

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Not because I don’t like the idea or the story, but because I just don’t like the style or prose that Dan Brown uses. However, I’m giving it two stars for the chapters towards the end. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then uund into an unprecedented historical detective story – a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heilite of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1, years ago.

Whether or not Jesus was man or divine, had children or not, still does not have any effect on Christianity in my book.