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Home > Books, History, Quotes, Reading > What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 51 in a series – “The Klan’s bible…was the Kloran.”

What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 51 in a series – “The Klan’s bible…was the Kloran.”

October 7th, 2019

“The Klan’s bible, created and copyrighted by Simmons, was the Kloran. The name’s resemblance to Koran is probably not coincidental. Many Klan terms were orientalist or even Latin—the language of the Catholic mass—in origin: thus “Klaliff” from “caliph,” “Kloncilium” from “concilium.” Unlike the bible, however, the Kloran was a secret document;”

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition by Linda Gordon

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