Tim Acheson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (16 of 19)
Location: Hertfordshire, UK
In My Own Words:
Tim Acheson is into science, technology, history, theology, and various other topics. Tim invites correspondence from other readers on any topic. I welcome feedback on my Amazon reviews. (Please note that some of my most popular reviews were written in 1999 or earlier and as such don't necessarily reflect on me currently!)

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 528,770 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 19
The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospel&hellip by Marvin Meyer
Ancient Gnostic texts reveal a long-forgotten relationship with between humanity and the divine, and a surprisingly unique perception of the divinity among these circles.
This book presents the latest translations of four texts from the Nag Hammadi library of Gnostic texts. The four texts chosen are classic Gnostic scriptures of particular importance to early Christianity. They are, "The Secret Book of James" (written by Jesus' brother), "The Gospel of Thomas" (the most prominent classic of Gnostic Christian spirituality, by Jesus' twin, Judas Thomas), "The Book of Thomas", and "The Secret Book of John" (by Jesus' disciple, John the… Read more
Uriel's Machine: Uncovering the Secrets of Stonehe&hellip by Christopher Knight
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This book proposes a revised version of events in the development of human civilisation, illuminated by the latest evidence and intelligent new ideas.
Through their insider's view of the Freemasons, and several years of research, the authors analyse ancient traditions in order to expose fascinating novel insights into key stages in human history. The topics presented are thoroughly researched, and the arguments are objective, logical, structured, clearly presented and easy to follow. There is an intelligent balance of detail and relevance in the information presented.
Substantial scientific data are cited to support the case that the biblical flood was an authentic historical… Read more
The Hiram Key: Pharaohs, Freemasonry, and the Disc&hellip by Christopher Knight
This is one of the great corner-stone books in the popular history/religion genre.
The Hiram Key combines an interesting review of the history with some compelling theories, fascinating new ideas, and informed speculation.
The book is essentially a review of the mysterious history of freemasonry in the light of information from ancient Egypt and Christian scripture. A revised version of historical events is proposed, and some intriguing solutions offered to some unanswered questions.
The authors argue their points so confidently that the less sceptical reader might be convinced by everything they read. The purpose of this text is to present a new theory, rather than consider… Read more