Secret Sects Of Syria

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Routledge, 2014 M01 21 - 352 pages
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Contents

I The Root Principles of all Freemasonry
15
II The Ancient Mysteries
21
III The Antiquity of the People of the Lebanon
34
IV The Sabeans Worshippers of the Pole Star
43
V The Gnostics and the Manicheans
52
The Ophites Basilideans and Followers of Simon Magus
61
Sufeism and the Dervish Orders
68
VIII Initiation Rites Among the Dervishes
75
XVIII Religious Festivals of the Nusairis
165
XIX Fundamental Principles and Deeper Mysteries of the Nusairi Religion
175
XX The House of Wisdom at Cairo and the Founding of the Druse Sect by El Dorazi and Hamzeh
180
XXI The Religion of the Druses
188
XXII Religious Ceremonies of the Druses
198
XXIII Religious Creed of the Druses
208
XXIV Resemblance of the Druse Religion to Thibetan Lamaism
234
XXV The Relation of the Druses to Freemasonry
248

The Metawileh
83
X The Sect of the Essenes and Their Tenets
89
XI Pythagoras and His System
98
Origin of the Assassins
107
XIII The Assassins
116
XIV The Mohammedan Creed From an Original Arabic Confession of Faith
123
XV The First Four Caliphs and the Twelve Imaums
133
XVI The Religious System of the Nusairis
140
XVII The Religious System of the Nusairiscontinued
154
XXVI The Yezidis or DevilWorshippers
259
XXVII Modern Arabian Freemasonry
270
XXVIII Syrian Influences on Modern Freemasonry
275
XXIX Syrian Influences on the Order of Knights Templar and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite
288
Bibliography
297
Appendix
301
Principal Authors Quoted
343
Index
345
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