James Wasserman

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James Wasserman AKA Ad Veritatem AKA Bishop Tahuti

America 1948 - present

Comments: Anarchist; well, sort of Libertarian / Fascist, perhaps; Thelemite; Rosicrucian;

Teachers: Robert Anton Wilson; Hymenaeus Alpha AKA Grady McMurtry ; Dr. Francis Israel Regardie; Aleister Crowley; Marcelo Ramos Motta; Hymenaeus Beta AKA William Breeze; Sir Charles Warren, archeologist, Palestine Exploration Fund 1860;


Friends: Lon Milo DuQuette; Jerry Cornelius; Herman Slater; Nancy Wasserman AKA Bishop Mara, wife (they had at least one boy, as I remember); Richard Kaczynski; William Rodney Campbell AKA Rodney Orpheus; Lionel Snell;

Friends / Fellow Researchers: Christopher Hodapp; Kirk White; Mark Stavish; John Michael Greer ; Christopher Knight; Stephen Dafoe; Andrew Hammer; The Knights of the North; Tobias Churton;Robert Lomas; Cliff Porter ; Tim Hogan; S. Brent Morris; Laurence Gardner; WB Chuck Furnace; WB Justin D****;


Organizations: the OTO AKA Ordo Templi Orientis, Tahuti Lodge, in New York City, 1979; Weiser Books;

Author: reproduced the new Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot cards from Harris' paintings, found in England and printed with vibrant color in Germany. This replaced the deck published from Grady McMurtry's deck, which had gotten wet and faded at the Invasion of Normandy in WWII.; produced the Simon Necronomicon for Magickal Childe bookstore (it made money, but neither the author nor leather bookbinder received payment); produced a new version of The Egyptian Book of the Dead based on the Papyrus of Ani; To Perfect This Feast. A Commentary on Liber XV- The Gnostic Mass with his wife Bishop Mara; The Secrets of Masonic Washington: A Guidebook to Signs, Symbols, and Ceremonies at the Origin of America’s Capital, 2008 ; The Templars and the Assassins: The Militia of Heaven, 2001; The Slaves Shall Serve: Meditations on Liberty, 2004; reprinted The Mystery Traditions: Secret Symbols & Sacred Art (a revised and expanded edition of Art & Symbols of the Occult,in 2005); An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar, 2006; The Temple of Solomon: From Ancient Israel to Secret Societies, 2011

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wasserman; http://jameswassermanbooks.com/; http://www.studio31.com/ ; http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Rudolf_Schlag&prev=/search%3Fq%3DOscar%2BSchlag%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DTo%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official&sa=X&ei=cvJvUYiQJ8nj4APSyoDgBw&ved=0CDgQ7gEwAA ;