Timothy W. Hogan has been a student and Past Master within several different esoteric organizations over the last 20 years. He has studied within various branches of Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, Martinism, and Templarism, as well as other Orders of both Eastern and Western lineage. He is also the world Grand Master for the Ordre Souverain du Temple Initiatique (OSTI), a Knight Templar lineage out of France. Tim Hogan has also served as a District Lecturer for the Masonic Grand Lodge of Colorado (AF&AM). He is a former editor and writer for the periodicals L’Initiation and Ariadne’s Web. Tim Hogan has written the following books:
The Alchemical Keys to Masonic Ritual
The 32 Secret Paths of Solomon: A New Examination of the Qabbalah in Freemasonry
Revelation of the Holy Grail (under the pen name “Chevalier Emerys”)
Novo Clavis Esoterika (published by Brazen Serpent with limited edition of 555 copies for the first edition).
Timothy Hogan’s books have been reviewed and referenced in a number of other publications, including The Scottish Rite Journal; The Plumbline Quarterly Bulletin of the Scottish Rite Research Society; The Journal of the Masonic Society, Ad Lucem: The Official Publication of the Masonic Socitas Rosicruciana In Civitatibus Foederatis; Masonic Traveler by Greg Stewart; Into Masonic Light by Douglas Wood and Dimitar Mavrov; The 2011 Masonic Almanac by Mike Moore, as well as dozens of other internet sites.
In addition to writing books, he has written dozens of articles and delivered hundreds of lectures around the world on different aspects of the esoteric tradition to both public venues and private Lodges and Grand Lodges. These have included articles for the following publications:
Heredom vol. 17, published by the Scottish Rite Research Society, with an article entitled the “Hermetic Influence on Freemasonry”.
The Journal of the Masonic Society, issue #1, with an article entitled “Ethiopia in Freemasonry”.
The article Gnostic Reflections in Freemasonry, published by the Freemason Information Network at www.freemasoninformation.com
The Scottish Rite Journal, Colorado Supplement, Sept-Oct. 2008, with an article entitled “Bridging the Gap in Masonry”.
The New Hermetics Equinox Journal volume 4, with an article entitled “The Alchemical Influence on the Esoteric Tradition”.
The New Hermetics Equinox Journal volume 5, with an article entitled “Spagyrics and the Creation of Vegetable Elixirs”.
Timothy Hogan appeared on the October 16th, 2009 Dateline NBC Special on Dan Brown, called “Secrets of the Lost Symbol”. In 2010 and 2011 he was also a part of three different special Masonic delegations to Turkey, and he appeared on numerous programs in the Islamic world following his meetings and interviews with Mr. Harun Yahya (Adnan Oktar) in May of 2010, October of 2010 and January of 2011. Tim Hogan has also appeared on numerous pod-casts, including two for the Masonic Central podcast show (episodes 18 and 40) and two for The Occult of Personality podcast show- which will be available online soon.
Timothy Hogan is an owner and the Education Director for www.thesanctumsanctorum.com, a Masonic education resource for Freemasons. He also teaches an Alchemy 101 and Alchemy 102 course on the same site for regular Freemasons.
Timothy Hogan lectures on various aspects of the Western Mystery tradition. His most popular topics that he lectures on include:
Alchemy and Freemasonry
Qabbalah and Freemasonry The Templar connection with Freemasonry
Sacred Geometry and Pythagorean Thought
The Holy Grail and the Western Mystery Tradition
The Influence of Gnostic Philosophy on Western Traditions