Behind The Lodge Door: The Church, State and Freemasonry in America, is a 384 page paperback book by Paul A. Fisher. A probing analysis of Freemasonry in the U.S. in general, but especially relative to religious education, opposition to the Catholic Church, directing national social policy and how Masons attract members. Thoroughly documented. Immensely revealing. Covers the birth and rise of Freemasonry, the Catholic Church’s early condemnation of it, etc. Essential to understanding the forces behind the scenes.