Freemasons For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons

Fascinated by Freemasons? Freemasons For Dummies is the internationally best-selling introduction to the Masons, the oldest and largest "secret society" in the world. This balanced, eye-opening guide demystifies Freemasonry, explaining everything from its elaborate rituals and cryptic rites, to its curious symbols and their meanings. Find out what goes on in a Masonic meeting. You'll understand the true purposes of Masonic "secrecy" and philosophy, meet famous Masons throughout history, and discover related organizations like the Knights Templar, the Scottish Rite, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Shriners. Explore the controversies and conspiracy theories that swirl around this organization at the center of Dan Brown's novel The Lost Symbol, and discover the changes coming to the Craft.
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About the author

Christopher Hodapp is a Freemason and the editor of the Journal of the Masonic Society. He is the author of Solomon's Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.C. He has written for numerous other publications, and has appeared on the History Channel. He is the co-author with Alice VonKannon of The Templar Code For Dummies and Conspiracy Theories and Secret Societies For Dummies.
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John Wiley & Sons
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Mar 3, 2011
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History / General
Social Science / Freemasonry & Secret Societies
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