At last, the paperback edition of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol hits store shelves on October 19th. The sleeper hit that sent us head long into the adventures of Professor Robert Langdon in, under,and above the greater Washington D.C. capitol to save his mentor and close friend 33rd degree Mason … [Read more...] about The Lost Symbol in paperback, have you found yours?
Along with my Short Talk Bulletin I recently rescued from my mailbox came with it MIC's (Masonic Information Center - a part of MSANA) FOCUS, a short communication on whatever is HOT right now in Freemasonry. And what is hot right now, as we all know, is Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol. MIC … [Read more...] about Dan Brown’s Influence On World Peace
This week on Masonic Central: With the release of The Lost Symbol, many have had the opportunity to read though the work and see the results of Dan Brown's non-Masonic contribution to the mythology of the fraternity. Like his past work, Without a doubt The Lost Symbol is a layered thriller that … [Read more...] about Mark Koltko-Rivera on Masonic Central
There's nothing I like better than a good murder mystery. I cut my teeth on Sherlock Holmes, Lord Peter Wimsey, Perry Mason, and Ellery Queen. Nowadays I turn to such luminaries as John Grisham, Scott Turow, Richard North Patterson, and William Bernhardt. And that is what Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol is … [Read more...] about The Lost Symbol: The Road Best Not Traveled
Sorry, the title is a play on the "other" shows that Dateline puts out. In case you missed it, Dateline NBC and Matt Lauer spent some quality time with Dan Brown in the house of the temple to talk all things Masonic, oh, and the Lost Symbol too. I can't find the full video of the episode yet, … [Read more...] about Dateline NBC’s “To catch a Freemason”
The Masonic world has been quiet this last week, noses deep in the release of the new book The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown. So now, its time to catch up, talk about the book, give away some spoilers, and look at the impact of the text on the fraternity today, and how (or if) it will in the future. … [Read more...] about “The Lost Symbol” found!
This review in two parts, one from a lay reader perspective, and one from a Masonic perspective. The Masonic perspective can be found here. Dan Brown's new book, The Lost Symbol, reminded me of a parable. A parable is a story embellished with perhaps some grains of reality to convey a … [Read more...] about The Lost Symbol – a review
An excerpt from the "The Lost Symbol" in Parade Magazine... House of the Temple 8:33 P.M. Since the beginning of time, the secret had always been how to die. The thirty-four-year-old initiate gazed down at the human skull cradled in his palms. The skull was hollow, like a bowl, filled with … [Read more...] about The secret is how to die.
On Tuesday, September 15th, Dan Brown's new book entitled The Lost Symbol will hit shelves at bookstores throughout the U.S. and probably most of the world. Because his previous book The DaVinci Code is one of the most widely read books in history, many people believe that The Lost Symbol has the … [Read more...] about Dan Brown’s New Book is Coming Out-So What?
Some quick excerpts from the article on Belienet.com titled New Dan Brown Novel Means Extra Scrutiny for Masons. You'll notice a few comments from our friends and brothers Br. Mark Koltko-Rivera, and Br. Chris Hodapp. As members of a secretive brotherhood, Freemasons are no strangers to conspiracy … [Read more...] about Beliefnet.com weighs in on the Lost Symbol and its potential Masonic connections.