Beginning with these legends, the author uncovers fascinating interconnections between the Celtic and Mediterranean cultures and philosophies. Taking the biblical image of “wisdom as master craftsman,” Strachan explores the deep layers of Mystery knowledge shared by the world of Jews and Greeks and that of the northern Druids-using the secret geometry of masons and builders, which Jesus would have encountered in his work as a craftsman in Palestine, as well as the biblical Gematria, or numeric encryption.