Illuminati families and their associates
The Illuminati by Larry BurkettI have the updated version from 2004. It is the original book, but with updated times, people, etc. Instead of it all happening in 2001, its 2015.
I am getting towards the end of it. Even though its a christian book, its a very good read. When I started it less than a week ago, the first few pages didnt quite grab me. But when the earthquake in Japan happened, and the tsunami on the west coast, it caught my attention. It just got better and better from there. The conspiracy to eradicate the christians and the jews and anyone that helped them is all very scary. A government gone mad and wanting to take over the world. Hey, that sounds a lot like what is going on now in Congress. ;) It really makes you think and you may never feel the same way about the government again after reading this.
If I would have heeded the bad reviews on this book, I would have missed a very good read! I am just sorry that I will be finishing it tomorrow.
Illuminati , designation in use from the 15th century, assumed by or applied to various groups of persons who claimed to be unusually enlightened. The doctrines, practices, and rituals of illuminati groups are generally shrouded in secrecy: the Bavarian illuminati adopted a cipher for communicating with each other, while the Rosicrucian order claimed to be bound to secrecy for years from their foundation. The doctrines of these groups had a number of different ideological influences, including Christian gnosticism and Egyptian Hermeticism ; the Bavarian group wanted to create a religion of reason. They were generally met by censorship and resistance from the state. Many members of the Alumbrado movement in the early 16th century fell victim to the Inquisition , and the Bavarian group was eventually shut down by the government. Though the term illuminati has been most closely associated with the 18th-century movement of republican free thought in Bavaria , the word has in fact been in use since the late 15th century to refer to various groups. Many Alumbrados later fell victim to the Inquisition, and St.
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But some remain shrouded in mystery to her: Illuminati pilgrims, who she believes may still carry out secret meetings in the Bavarian city. The idea that clandestine Illuminati gatherings could be taking place in the small Bavarian city may seem far-fetched, but Ingolstadt does have a history of them. The city is the birthplace of the infamous secret society that has become part myth, part historical truth, and the foundation of countless conspiracy theories. It was on 1 May that Adam Weishaupt, a professor of law at the University of Ingolstadt, founded the Order of the Illuminati, a secret organisation formed to oppose religious influence on society and the abuse of power by the state by fostering a safe space for critique, debate and free speech. Inspired by the Freemasons and French Enlightenment philosophers, Weishaupt believed that society should no longer be dictated by religious virtues; instead he wanted to create a state of liberty and moral equality where knowledge was not restricted by religious prejudices. However religious and political conservatism ruled in Ingolstadt at that time, and subject matter taught at the Jesuit-controlled university where Weishaupt lectured was strictly monitored. With the help of prominent German diplomat Baron Adolf Franz Friedrich, Freiherr von Knigge — who helped recruit Freemason lodges to the Illuminati cause — the clandestine group grew to more than 2, members throughout Bavaria, France, Hungary, Italy and Poland, among other places.