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Michael Baigent (1948–2013)

Autor(a) de Holy Blood, Holy Grail

20 Works 8,723 Membros 136 Críticas 6 Favorited

About the Author

Michael Baigent was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1948. He studied religion and psychology at the University of Canterbury, where he graduated in 1972. Before becoming an author, he was a commercial photographer. His first book, The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail, which was released in the mostrar mais United States as Holy Blood, Holy Grail, was written with Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln and was published in 1982. The book hypothesized that Jesus had married Mary Magdalene and that their descendants were protected by a secretive group called the Priory of Sion. He and co-author Richard Leigh unsuccessfully sued Random House UK for copyright infringement, over similarities between their work and The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Baigent's other works included The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception, The Jesus Papers, and Racing toward Armageddon. He died of a brain hemorrhage on June 17, 2013 at the age of 65. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Baigent, Michael Ferran Meritxell
Outros nomes
Meehan, Michael Barry (birth name)
Data de nascimento
1948-02-07
Data de falecimento
2013-06-17
Localização do túmulo
New Zealand (ashes)
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
New Zealand
UK
Local de nascimento
Nelson, New Zealand
Local de falecimento
Brighton, Sussex, England, UK
Causa da morte
brain haemorrhage
Locais de residência
Motueka, New Zealand
Wakefield, New Zealand
Bath, England, UK
Educação
Nelson College, New Zealand
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (comparative religion and philosophy)
University of Auckland, New Zealand (B.A.) (Psychology)
University of Kent (M.A.) (Mysticism and Religious Experience)
Ocupações
non-fiction writer
factory worker
editor
Organizações
Canonbury Masonic Research Centre
Freemasons
United Grand Lodge of England

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Baigent was born in March 1948 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He grew up in Motueka and Wakefield. His father left the family when he was 8 years old, and Baigent took the name of his maternal grandfather, Lewis Baigent. He attended Canterbury University, Christchurch, initially intending to study science, but then switched to studying comparative religion and philosophy, studying Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity. He traveled to Australia and Southeast Asia, later returning to Auckland where he received a BA in Psychology. He later earned an MA in Mysticism and Religious Experience at the University of Kent.
A Freemason and a Grand Officer of the United Grand Lodge of England, he was editor of Freemasonry Today. He was a trustee of the Canonbury Masonic Research Centre.
Baigent died from a brain haemorrhage on June 18th 2013.  He is survived by his wife, Jane, two daughters and two step-children.

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More implausible conspiracy-building without sound historical methods, the kind that was intriguing as a young teen and, sadly, remains so for some adults, too.
 
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sfj2 | 77 outras críticas | Mar 7, 2024 |
This is by far the best hoax I've ever read. Read this before you go on a road trip through rural France. It'll really give you the heebee-geebees.
 
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MylesKesten | 77 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
 
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gutierrezmonge | 77 outras críticas | Oct 16, 2022 |
Neste livro, o autor faz revelações sobre a História de Jesus - ele não foi crucificado; era um líder político interessado no poder; e, bom de retórica, redigiu do próprio punho sua defesa diante do Tribunal Romano. Baigent se baseia em um documento jurídico romano, de 45 depois de Cristo, em que um certo Jesus ben Josef, imigrante da Galileia e proprietário de terras condenado por Pôncio Pilatos, faz declarações surpreendentes a respeito de sua natureza divina.
O que pensar diante da descoberta de um documento jurídico romano, de 45 depois de Cristo, em que um certo Jesus ben Josef, imigrante da Galiléia e proprietário de terras condenado por Pondo Pilatos, faz declarações surpreendentes a respeito de sua natureza divina? Será que tudo o que sabemos sobre Jesus está errado? Será que a biografia do símbolo maior do imaginário ocidental é muito mais ampla do que nos fazem acreditar? Em Os manuscritos De Jesus, Michael Baigent, um dos autores do consagrado O Santo Graal e a linhagem sagrada, faz revelações impressionantes sobre a vida e a crucificação desse homem que marcou a história do Ocidente. Apesar da celebração e veneração seculares ao redor da figura de Jesus, Baigent assegura que a sua trajetória de vida e as circunstâncias que o levar… (mais)
 
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bibliotecapresmil | 12 outras críticas | Sep 12, 2022 |

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Obras
20
Membros
8,723
Popularidade
#2,743
Avaliação
3.2
Críticas
136
ISBN
293
Línguas
21
Marcado como favorito
6

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