The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World, John Dickie
  • List: $25.98  |  Sale: $18.19
    Club: $12.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World

Author: John Dickie

Narrator: Simon Slater

Unabridged: 16 hr 35 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 08/18/2020

Genre: Social Science - Freemasonry

Synopsis

Insiders call it the Craft.Founded in London in 1717 as a way of binding men in fellowship, Freemasonry proved so addictive that within two decades it had spread across the globe. Masonic influence became pervasive. Under George Washington, the Craft became a creed for the new American nation. Masonic networks held the British empire together. Under Napoleon, the Craft became a tool of authoritarianism and then a cover for revolutionary conspiracy. Both the Mormon Church and the Sicilian mafia owe their origins to Freemasonry. Yet the Masons were as feared as they were influential. In the eyes of the Catholic Church, Freemasonry has always been a den of devil-worshippers. For Hitler, Mussolini and Franco, the Lodges spread the diseases of pacifism, socialism and Jewish influence, so had to be crushed. Freemasonry's story yokes together Winston Churchill and Walt Disney; Wolfgang Mozart and Shaquille O'Neal; Benjamin Franklin and Buzz Aldrin; Rudyard Kipling and 'Buffalo Bill' Cody; Duke Ellington and the Duke of Wellington. John Dickie's The Craft is an enthralling exploration of a the world's most famous and misunderstood secret brotherhood, a movement that not only helped to forge modern society, but has substantial contemporary influence, with 400,000 members in Britain, over a million in the USA, and around six million across the world.

Recommended

Tears We Cannot Stop A Sermon to White America, Michael Eric Dyson
Tears We Cannot Stop
by Michael Eric Dyson

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Michael Eric Dyson
Published: 01/17/2017

The Gifts of Imperfection 10th Anniversary Edition, Brene Brown
The Gifts of Imperfection
by Brene Brown

List: $15.00

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.50

Narrator: Brene Brown
Published: 09/08/2020

Black Rednecks and White Liberals, Thomas Sowell
Black Rednecks and White Liberals
by Thomas Sowell

List: $19.95

Sale: $13.97

Club: $9.97

Narrator: Hugh Mann
Published: 06/27/2005

Dataclysm Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking), Christian Rudder
Dataclysm
by Christian Rudder

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Published: 09/09/2014

The Theory That Would Not Die How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
The Theory That Would Not Die
by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

List: $20.99

Sale: $14.70

Club: $10.49

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 03/30/2012

Spring Chicken Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying), Bill Gifford
Spring Chicken
by Bill Gifford

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Jeremy Arthur
Published: 02/17/2015

Braving the Wilderness The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, BrenA© Brown
Braving the Wilderness
by BrenA© Brown

List: $15.00

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.50

Narrator: BrenA© Brown
Published: 09/12/2017

The Righteous Mind Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, Jonathan Haidt
The Righteous Mind
by Jonathan Haidt

List: $39.98

Sale: $27.98

Club: $19.98

Narrator: Jonathan Haidt
Published: 07/17/2012

The Porn Myth Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography, Matt Fradd
The Porn Myth
by Matt Fradd

List: $11.99

Sale: $8.40

Club: $5.99

Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Published: 10/03/2017
{"id":"4283129","ean":"9781549102059","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World","subtitle":"How the Freemasons Made the Modern World","author":"John Dickie","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Simon Slater","ubr_id":"4283129","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"25.98","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"16.89","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Simon Slater","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 16 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}