Kloran: Knights of the Ku Klux Klan By Ku Klux Klan

Kind of boring but an interesting look inside the organisation. 153293033X This is the fundamental handbook of the Ku Klux Klan, containing the outline for the elaborate initiation ritual (a perverse liturgy that draws inspiration from ancient and modern religious symbolism).

It presents an explicitly white supremacist vision for the future of America based on a mythologized version of the Southern states. 153293033X


Review Kloran: Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

The Kloran (a portmanteau of Klan and Koran) is the handbook of the Ku Klux Klan. Versions of the Kloran typically contain detailed descriptions of the role of different Klan members as well as detailing Klan ceremonies and procedures. The letters Kl were often used at the beginning of words to delineate a Klan association. Examples include: Kloran, Klonversation (conversation), Klavern (cavern or tavern; local branch or meeting place), Klavaliers, etc. This differed from the practice of the Reconstruction Ku Klux Klan; very little of the Reconstruction Klan's terminology was carried over, and that mostly titles for high officials in the organization. The leader of an individual Klavern, for example, was an Exalted Cyclops. The original Kloran was written by William J. Simmons, for his revived Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, c. 1915. He drew heavily on his previous experiences as a fraternalist; he was a member of many different lodges and had sold memberships in the Woodmen of the World before deciding to revive the Klan. Kloran: Knights of the Ku Klux Klan