"An excellent argumentative discussion...often original and always fascinating."
London Times Literary Supplement
"A systematic examination of the Knights Templar around whom such great magical myths have arisen . . . excellent work."
The Book Reader
"Illuminating and very well written...enlightening and entertaining." Religious Studies Review
"A systematic examination of the Knights Templar around whom such great magical myths have arisen... Partner has created a rational, terrifying picture of the barbaric times when popes were cruel and kings killed with impunity...Excellent work." The Book Reader
"Refreshing reading in light of much of Templar oriented books over the last 10 or 15 years. Well worth reading . . . clear, to the point, and supported with numerous references." Mark Stavish
"This book is well-written and informative. And, while it probably won't appeal to the New Age-style reader, it deserves a place on the bookshelves of those seriously interested in the history of this intriguing organization." Mike Gleason
, March 2007
"This book is well written and can easily serve as an introduction for those interested in the subject. . . . it lays a solid foundation for further reading and research." Michael Gleason