Robert W. Sullivan IV, is a philosopher, historian, antiquarian, jurist, theologian, writer, and lawyer, joins us to exposit on the meanings in Freemasonry built upon the Royal Arch of Enoch. Enoch is important to Masonry because the High (or Haute) degree ritual that bears his name, the Royal Arch of Enoch, sees the recovery of the Tetragrammaton thus philosophically ending the “mission statement” of the Blue Lodge. Enoch’s corporeal travels in the afterlife are very esoteric in nature including the gleaning of knowledge from the Watchers which ultimately become the seven liberal arts and sciences (Medieval Quadrivium and Trivium).
In the second segment we analyze the symbolisms embedded in films from “The Wizard of Oz” and “Frankenstein” to “The Truman Show” and “Fight Club”. The consistent threads of hidden meanings serve as metaphors, morality plays, and esoteric concepts that stream through the consciousness of the culture
Robert W. Sulliva is a philosopher, historian, antiquarian, jurist, theologian, writer, and lawyer.Graduated high school from Friends School of Baltimore in June 1990 and attended Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, earned a B.A.; spent his junior year at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, England studying European history and philosophy. While in Oxford was a member of the Oxford Union, the Oxford University Conservative Association, and the Oxford Law Society; served as office director of the Washington International Studies Council located on Capitol Hill.
Prior to attending law school in the United States , attended Trinity College, Oxford University studying jurisprudence and international law and graduated Widener University School of Law, Delaware Campus,with a Juris Doctorate.
Has been a Blue Lodge Mason since 1997 having joined Amicable-St. John’s Lodge #25 in Baltimore, Maryland. I became a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason in 1999, Valley of Baltimore, Orient of Maryland.