James Wasserman


James Wasserman is the author of several books, including The Templars and the Assassins, The Secrets of Masonic Washington, The Mystery Traditions, An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar, and The Temple of Solomon. A longtime student of the occult, the United States Constitution, and the writings of the Founding Fathers as well as a member of the Ordo Templi Orientis since 1976, he lives in New York City.

Books By James Wasserman

  1. An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar
    With period illustrations and manuscripts from the Crusades, interpretive romantic paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries, and contemporary photos by Steven Brooke and others of former Templar strongholds in Europe and Jerusalem, James Wasserman provides a fascinating history of the Order and the many mysteries and legends that surround it.
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    The Mystery Traditions

    The Mystery Traditions

    By James Wasserman

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $15.96

    In The Mystery Traditions, James Wasserman offers a full-color lexicon of occult imagery accompanied by commentary on each image’s significance and the wisdom teachings from which it derives. This new edition also looks at the pivotal role played by secret societies in safeguarding and transmitting these teachings. 
  3. The Secrets of Masonic Washington

    The Secrets of Masonic Washington

    By James Wasserman

    $16.95
    Esoteric symbols abound in Washington, D.C. This illustrated guidebook provides a walking tour of the Masonic sites and symbols of the national capital and will be welcomed by students of esoteric symbolism as well as fans of Dan Brown's novels and the National Treasure movies.
  4. The Templars and the Assassins

    The Templars and the Assassins

    By James Wasserman

    $16.95
    This book provides compelling evidence that the interaction of the Knights Templar and the Assassins in the Holy Land transformed the Templars into a true occult society, from which they would sow the seeds of the Renaissance and the Western Mystery Tradition. Both orders were destroyed as heretical some seven hundred years ago, but survivors have carried on the secret teachings to this day.
  5. The Temple of Solomon

    The Temple of Solomon

    By James Wasserman

    $50.00
    Richly illustrated, with many rare images, this book explains why the Temple of Solomon was built, the magical forces Solomon may have used in its creation, what its destruction meant for Jews and Christians alike, and why secret societies named their orders after it.
  6. The Temple of Solomon

    The Temple of Solomon

    By James Wasserman

    $29.95
    Richly illustrated, with many rare images, this book explains why the Temple of Solomon was built, the magical forces Solomon may have used in its creation, what its destruction meant for Jews and Christians alike, and why secret societies named their orders after it.