• Rich Barlow

    Senior Writer

    Rich Barlow

    Rich Barlow is a senior writer at BU Today and Bostonia magazine. Perhaps the only native of Trenton, N.J., who will volunteer his birthplace without police interrogation, he graduated from Dartmouth College, spent 20 years as a small-town newspaper reporter, and is a former Boston Globe religion columnist, book reviewer, and occasional op-ed contributor. Profile

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There are 8 comments on Class Unveils “Secrets” of Secret Societies

  1. What a great read! I’m happy to hear the class and its contents have lead to some great discussions and educational experiences.

    I hope anyone who reads the article can join for the lecture tonight which is put on by Professor Moore and the AMNESP – 3/31 at 8pm, CAS 522.

    And if there are every any questions about Lodges or Freemasonry in general, I’m happy to field them.

  2. Just a quick note that I loved your article. One nitpick tho. It is about the Catholic church not liking the Masons bit:
    It is not about an anti-Trinitarian view point.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanum_genus#Freemasonry_condemned
    There are lots of Protestant Christian (of trinitarian belief) that are members of Masonic Lodges. I would further point out that even countries or cultures mainly of polytheistic population can have members in a Masonic Lodge.

  3. I’m sorry that Mr. Barlow didn’t think it relevant to mention that there’s a Masonic lodge for men affiliated with BU (as students, faculty, staff, or Alumni). Boston University Lodge AF&AM meets every month at the same Grand Lodge building the students took a tour of.

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