C.H. Roberts, 4 March 1982
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The Foreigner: A Search for the First-Century Jesus by Desmond Stewart.
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Satan: The Early Christian Tradition by Jeffrey Burton Russell.
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“... In 1891, Bérenger Sauniere, curé of Rennesle-Château, a remote village in the Cevennes, discovered hidden in the structure of his church four parchments, two of them written in the 18th century and partly in code, two earlier and containing genealogies (still not published). There were references to Dagobert II, the Merovingian king, to Sion, and to treasure said to be Merovingian ...”