Christophe de Brouwer is an Honorary Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles; he was director of a research center and the Dean of the School of Public Health. He is a doctor with a speciality in public health sciences. Passionate about research in Masonic history, especially Belgian Masonic history and for many years has published, extensively and especially on Belgian Freemasonry.
Member of the old lodge of Namur “The Good Friendship” for a good forty years, he has studied different aspects of its history. He is the co-author of a book on PJ Proudon and the Free University of Brussels, taking advantage of the passage of the great man through the Namur Lodge. He has published in the Renaissance Traditionnelle two significant articles concerning the Primitive Scottish Rite, known as the Namur Rite. Other works include the writing of two essays on the split of the Grand Orient of Belgium and the Supreme Council (historic) of Belgium in 1959-60 with the appearance of the Grand Lodge of Belgium and the Sovereign College of the Scottish Rite for Belgium.
Currently, he is completing a book on the history of the Namur Lodge during the eighteenth and nineteenth century to mark the occasion of its 250 years of recognition by the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
Online articles on: http://sifodierisinvenies.overblog.com/
Axes of Research:
- Masonry Namuroise, Lodge and Chapter.
- The Scottish influence in the ancient rituals of the early Scottish rite of Namur.
- Jansenism in the Austrian Netherlands and its influence on the socio-political domains.
- The birth of the Sovereign College of the Scottish Rite for Belgium