Bibliography for Senior Thesis


Bailey, Julius. Jay-Z: Essays on Hip Hop’s Philosopher King. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011. Print.

Bayliss, M. W. The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Or, Information for the Masonic Fraternity: the Truth about a Long-continued Controversy as Shown by the Records. Washington, D.C.: Orient of Washington, D.C., 1886. Print.

Bobbysmokes. “Jay-z the Freemasons and the New World Order – YouTube.” YouTube – Broadcast Yourself. 12 Jan. 2009. Web. 25 Nov. 2011. <;.

Boer, Roland. “God, Pain and Love in the Music of Nick Cave.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 22.3 (2010): 1-19. The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. University of Newcastle, 2010. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <;.

Burgchardt, Carl R. Readings in Rhetorical Criticism. 4th ed. State College, PA: Strata Pub., 2000. Print.

C, V. “The Occult Semi-Subliminals of Jay-Z’s “On to the Next One”.” The Vigilant Citizen. 3 Jan. 2010. Web. 08 Nov. 2011. <>.

Chabot, Bruce. “Freemasonry on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Essays Concerning the Craft in the British Isles, Europe, the United States, and Mexico (review).” Journal of Social History 37.4 (2004): 1111-113. Print.

Chisick, Harvey. “Interpreting the Enlightenment.” The European Legacy 13.1 (2008): 35-57. Print.

Conrad, Kate, Travis Dixon, and  Yuanyuan Zhang. “Controversial Rap Themes, Gender Portrayals and Skin Tone Distortion: A Content Analysis of Rap Music Videos.”Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 53.1 (2009): 134-56. Ebcohost. Web. 18 Oct. 2011. <>.

“Development of the Order.” Infoplease. Infoplease. Web. 22 Mar. 2012. <;.

Feit, Jonathon S. “Sacred Symbols and the Depiction of Religions in Millennial Movies (1997-2002).” Journal of Media and Religion 3.3 (2004): 133-50. Print.

Foster, Vincent. “Background.” CQ Researcher 19.37: 893-99. Print.

“Freemasonry (secret Organization).” Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 22 Mar. 2012. <;

Gosa, Travis L. “Counterknowledge, Racial Paranoia, and the Cultic Milieu: Decoding Hip Hop Conspiracy Theory.” Poetics 39.3 (2011): 187-204. Print.

Gulsoy, Tuncel. “A Page about Freemasonry: Jazz and Freemasonry.” MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <;.

Gunn, Joshua. “Death by Publicity: U.S. Freemasonry and the Public Drama of Secrecy.”Rhetoric & Public Affairs 11.2 (2008): 243-77. Print.

Haywood, H. L. Encyclopedia of Freemasonry Vol 2. Vol. 2. Kessinger, 2003. Print.

Howard, Michael. The Occult Conspiracy: Secret Societies, Their Influence and Power in World History. Rochester, VT: Destiny, 1989. Print.

“Illuminati.” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. 6th ed. 2010. 1. Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <>.

“Is Jay Z a Freemason?” Illuminati Archives: Occult Conspiracy Library & Illuminati Videos. 14 May 2007. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <;.

“Jay-Z ‘On To The Next One’ Exposed…. MUST SEE! – YouTube.” YouTube – Broadcast Yourself. Web. 04 Oct. 2011. <>.

“Jay Z Song Lucifer Reverse (subliminal Message) 666 MURDER MURDER JESUS – YouTube.” YouTube – Broadcast Yourself. Web. 07 Nov. 2011. <>.

Kirby, Dianne. “Christianity and Freemasonry: The Compatibility Debate Within the Church of England.” Journal of Religious History 29.1 (2005): 43-66. Print.

Levitt, Jack R. “Freedom, Justice, Equality and Fraternity are the Four Cardinal Principles of Freemasonry.”Education 107.4 (1987). Print.

Lippy, Charles H., and Peter W. Williams. “Celebrity Culture.” Encyclopedia of Religion in America. Washington, D.C.: CQ, 2010. 1-9. Print.

Mackey, Albert Gallatin, Robert Ingham Clegg, and H. L. Haywood. Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. Chicago, IL: Masonic History, 1946. Print.

Mackey, Albert Gallatin. The History of Freemasonry: Its Legendary Origins. New York: Gramercy, 1996. Print.

McIlhany, William H. “A Primer on the Illuminati.” New American 25.13 (2009): 31-36. Print.

Michael_Moore. “Jay-Z-Hip Hop’s Master Mason Documentary.” Boxden.Com – Stay First. Follow BX. 14 Dec. 2009. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <;.

Morgan, Giles. Freemasonry. Harpenden: Pocket Essentials, 2007. Print.

Olsen, Ted. “The Freemasonry Threat.” Christianity Today 51.8 (2007): 18. Web.
“RICK ROSS LYRICS – Free Mason.” A-Z Lyrics Universe. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <;.

Robison, John. Proofs of a Conspiracy against All the Religions and Governments of Europe: Carried on in the Secret Meetings of Freemasons, Illuminati, and Reading Societies. [S.l]: Filiquarian, LLC, 2007. Print.

Roudinesco, Elisabeth. “The Enlightenment And Its Perversion In The West.”Psychoanalysis and History 11.1 (2009): 91-108. Print.

Skeetsers. “Occult Secrets of Jay Z, Kanye & Nas – YouTube.” YouTube – Broadcast Yourself. 26 July 2007. Web. 25 Nov. 2011. <;.

Timothy. “More Secrets About Mainstream Music.” The Music Industry. Web. 7 Nov. 2011. <>.

Tzadok, Rabbi A. “Madonna’s Kabbalah – Not Kosher.” Authentic Kabbalah – Sephardic Studies Benei Noah Studies — Anti-Missionary/Anti-Cult Materials. 2002. Web. 8 Nov. 2011. <>.

Urban, Hugh B. The Church of Scientology: a History of a New Religion. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2011. Print.

Waite, Arthur Edward. A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. New York: Cosimo Classics, 2007. Print.

Winterton, Robert E. “What Freemasonry Is All About.” Education 109.4 (1989): 411.

Web. 7 Sept. 2011. <>.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s