The King, the Church, and the Cards: The History and Meaning of the Tarot
Fifth Estate, 1 janv. 2004 - 212 pages
The early history of the Tarot was one of use and promotion by the church leaders. The cards were used to guide and teach. Spiritual lessons were contained in the cards and couples to the Bible itself. The relationship was broken when the cards began to be used in gambling. With no way of taxing the profits, the king, and thus the church, disowned the Tarot. Now, trace the original use of the Tarot cards with scripture connections.