From Albert G. Mackey and his Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, this installment of Symbols & Symbolism presents his exploration of the Broken Column. Note, some links have been added as reference to the original quoted sources. Look for future installments on Symbols & Symbolism here, and on … [Read more...] about The Broken Column
Not much I can say about this video, other than to comment that it seems to really come from the heart takes a serious and respectful approach to the fraternity in a very modern and contemporary way. It definitely belongs in the sphere of the Masonic nexus of the material culture. Even if you're … [Read more...] about The Grand Leveler
From WEOFM Dr. S. Brent Morris, PM gives a video lecture from the WEOFM (Worldwide Exemplification of Freemasonry) series. I have a lot of respect for Br. Morris and think you will appreciate this presentation. Originally published on the WEOFM website on December 31, 2011. An interesting … [Read more...] about A Timeline of High-Degree Masonry
Recently, I attended an Entered Apprentice degree at a local lodge here in Kansas and was allowed to assist in conducting one of the candidates through the degree. It was an experience that I greatly appreciated and enjoyed. Degree work has been my favorite part of being a Freemason since I was … [Read more...] about Is it time for some national unity among Masons?
A brother forwarded this to me. What you have below is a teaser video to a longer telecast that is appearing on various broadcasting outlets including Direct TV, where it appeared on the NRB (National Religious Broadcasters) network, channel 378. The video is by Dr. Ron Carlson, posted in June of … [Read more...] about How rampant is anti-Masonry today?
The Grand Lodge of Indiana is doing something exciting. The excitement is coming from a project that the Grand Lodge of Indiana and the Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research is undertaking with the distinct title of being the Worldwide Exemplification of Freemasonry! Whats happening is a 29 week … [Read more...] about The Worldwide Exemplification of Freemasonry
From the World Exemplification of Freemasonry The Four Crowned Ones This grand overview is presented by Dr. John S. Wade, PM and W.M. of Quatuor Coronati Lodge, No. 2076, which meets under the United Grand Lodge of England. It covers the past, present, and future of the the Lodge of the Four … [Read more...] about The Four Crowned Ones
The Backyard Freemason, also known as Kerry Shirts, has been posting videos several months on You Tube and with a wealth of them on there now, I struck me to post some up and share them with a wider audience. The author of the video is a relatively "young" mason but is already well steeped in the … [Read more...] about The Backyard Freemason
Lineage in 6 minutes. Its not so much a deep discovery, but there are enough familliar names in here to be followed and tracked down to get a good perspective of the Hermetic philosophy. Enjoy. … [Read more...] about History of Hermeticism