Bro. Mark E. Koltko-Rivera, MM, 32*, K.T., Ph.D. will deliver a presentation, "Esoteric Freemasonry: An Introduction." He will describe what Esoteric Freemasonry is, what can be gained from its study, and how to go about beginning one's development in this area.
The presentation is taken from portions of Bro. Koltko-Rivera's forthcoming book, Esoteric Freemasonry: A Guide. Attendees will have the opportunity to pre-order this book at a reduced price.
This is a rare opportunity to hear from a recognized scholar whose Masonic writings have appeared in _Heredom: The Proceedings of the Scottish Rite Research Society, in Philalethes: The Journal of Masonic Research, in the Proceedings of The American Lodge of Research, and in other Masonic publications. He has appeared as an expert on television, discussing Freemasonry on History Channel and Discovery Channel. He is also the author of Freemasonry: An Introduction.
The presentation is sponsored by Heritage Lodge #371 F&AM, as part of their Stated Communication. The event will be held in the beautiful Ionic Room, on the Sixth Floor of Masonic Hall, at the Grand Lodge of the State of New York F&AM (see above for address and map).
Grand Lodge of the State of New York Free & Accepted Masons
71 West 23rd Street, New York, New York 10010
All Master Masons of jurisdictions in harmony with the Grand Lodge of New York F&AM are welcome to attend. Dress is conservative business.