Robert Johnson is a prominent figure in the world of Freemasonry, with a deep passion for philosophy and a rich background in the arts, literature, and mathematics. Born and raised in Italy, Robert was exposed to the rich cultural heritage of the Renaissance, which sparked his interest in the study of philosophy and its applications in various fields.
As an avid musician and writer, Robert has written extensively on a wide range of topics, including firearms, medical ethics, theology, and comparative religions. He has contributed to several print magazines and blogs, showcasing his expertise and insights on various subjects.
Robert's interest in Freemasonry led him to join the Waukegan Lodge No. 78, where he received his degrees and eventually became Worshipful Master in 2014. He has since served as both a District Education Officer and a District Deputy Grand Master, and currently serves on the Grand Lodge of Illinois' Education Committee. He is also the Grand Superintendent for the Allied Masonic Degrees for Illinois, a role in which he works to promote the study and understanding of the principles of Freemasonry.
In addition to his work within the Masonic community, Robert is also an accomplished author. He has written several books, including “How to Charter a Lodge: A No-Nonsense, Unsanctioned Guide”, “It’s Business Time: Adapting a Corporate Path for Freemasonry”, and “The Master’s Word, A Short Treatise on the Light, the Word and the Self”. He has also republished various works, showcasing his commitment to preserving the history and traditions of the craft.
As a guest on the Historical Light Masonic podcast, Robert brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into the world of Freemasonry. His deep understanding of philosophy and its applications in the Masonic context makes him a valuable resource for anyone interested in exploring the rich history and traditions of this ancient organization.