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Freemasons
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by Christopher Hodapp
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About the Author
Christopher Hodapp
is the editor of the Journal of the Masonic Society.
He has been a Freemason since 1998 and is a Past Master of Broad Ripple
Lodge #643 and Lodge Vitruvian #767, Free & Accepted Masons of the
State of Indiana. He is an honorary member of African Lodge #459, Prince
Hall Affiliation, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Royal
Arch Masons, Cryptic Masons, the Allied Masonic Degrees, and the
Knights Templar. He is a 33° Mason in the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite,
Indianapolis Valley, and he is a member of the Royal Order of Scotland.
He has served on the Masonic Education and Technology Committees
of the Grand Lodge of Indiana and is a member of the boards of Indiana
Freemasons’ Hall and the Grand Lodge of Indiana Library and Museum.
Chris is a Founding Fellow of the Masonic Society. He is a member of the
Southern California Research Lodge, the Scottish Rite Research Society,
the Philalethes Society, the Phylaxis Society, the Grand College of Rites of
the United States of America, and the Quatuor Coronati Correspondence
Circle. In 2006, Chris was presented with the Duane E. Anderson Excellence
in Masonic Education Award from the Grand Lodge of Minnesota for
Freemasons For Dummies.
His second book,
Solomon’s Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and
the Secrets of Washington D.C.
(Ulysses Press), was published in December
2006. He has also co-written
The Templar Code For Dummies
and
Conspiracy
Theories & Secret Societies For Dummies
with Alice Von Kannon. He has
written numerous articles about Freemasonry for both the Masonic and
mainstream press and has appeared in numerous television documentaries
about Masonry.
He has spent 25 years as a commercial filmmaker and editor and has written
scripts for corporate and nonprofit clients. He and his wife Alice have spent
more than 30 years positively besotted with each other, and they live with
their very French poodle, Wiley, in Indianapolis.
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