Past Grand Master's Letter M.W. Tom Jackson
Here we will collect items about Masonry in the news or in books and movies, including reviews of interesting new books
Secrets of the Masons? Not So Secret. All Things Considered piece on NPR following the publication of Dan Brown's book The Lost Symbol. Interviews with Brent Morris and Jay Kinney.
Should Christians Become Masons? Wichita Eagle, Wichita Kansas, Feb 21, 2009. A faith-based conference that is critical of Masons is scheduled for today in Wichita. But the leader of a Masonic organization said the conference is not unlike others that misrepresent what the fraternity is about.
Masons set record straight. Ennis Daily News - Ennis, TX, USA - Feb 23, 2009. When many people think of the Masons, images of movie scenes from “National Treasure” and “The Da Vinci Code” may come to mind. However, that image is just what members of the Ennis Masonic Lodge were hoping to change with the open meeting they held last week for the community.
Inside the Masons
The fraternal order has long been the target of conspiracy theories and hoaxes. Here's the real story. By Jay Tolson
After The DaVinci Code
Some very educated guesses about the Masonic content of Dan Brown's new novel
By David A. Shugarts
Review of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol by Bro. James Maertens on The Weekly Owl.
Review of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol on bestsellers.about.com.
Review of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol in the LA Times. An uncontroversial roller coaster ride.