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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Brent Morris to Speak at Dwight L. Smith Meeting, 3/16

Indiana's Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research will be host to S. Brent Morris, PM at its March 16th meeting. Also speaking will be John Bridegroom, PM and JW of Dwight L. Smith Lodge.

Morris will be speaking on “The Higher Degrees”. It is a look at the timeline of the high degrees of Masonry. He will be available to discuss his presentation and we will have many of his books on hand.

Dwight L. Smith Lodge will open on March 16th at 1:00pm in the dining room at Freemason’s Hall in Indianapolis. All Master Masons are invited to attend. Light snacks will be available following the meeting.

WBro. Morris' appearance is made possible, in part, by assistance from The Masonic Society (themasonicsociety.com).

Biography of Brent Morris

S. Brent Morris, 33°, Grand Cross, is Managing Editor of the Scottish Rite Journal, the largest circulation Masonic magazine in the world. He retired after 25 years as a mathematician with the federal government and has taught at Duke, Johns Hopkins, and George Washington Universities. He is a Past Master of Patmos Lodge No. 70, Ellicott City, Maryland, and Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, London, a life member and Mackey Scholar of the Scottish Rite Research Society, a Fellow of the Philalethes Society, recipient of the Philalethes Society Certificate of Literature, an honorary Fellow of the Phylaxis Society, founding Editor of Heredom, the transactions of the Scottish Rite Research Society, and Grand Abbot of the Society of Blue Friars. He is author of many articles on Freemasonry and the books, •Complete Idiot’s Guide to Freemasonry, •Masonic Philanthropies: A Tradition of Caring, •Cornerstones of Freedom: A Masonic Tradition, •The Folger Manuscript: The Cryptanalysis and Interpretation of an American Masonic Manuscript, •A Radical in the East. He and Arturo de Hoyos co-authored •Committed to the Flames: The History and Rituals of a Secret Masonic Rite, •Is It True What They Say About Freemasonry? and co-edited •Freemasonry in Context: History, Ritual, and Controversy. He is co-editor of •Freemasonry on Both Sides of the Atlantic. He is also a member of the Shrine, York Rite, the Red Cross of Constantine, the Royal Order of Scotland, and the Allied Masonic Degrees.

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