The Moral Law is a foundational aspect of the Fraternity if Freemasonry. Anderson uses the phrase in his Constitution of 1723 without any explanation of what exactly he means in his phrasing of it. And, increasingly, it is being used as a de facto totem of decision making in violation … [Read more...] about Whence came the Moral Law in Freemasonry?
All of us at Freemason Information would like to offer you a happy and hearty Thanksgiving. Here is one of my favorite Thanksgiving Blessings from Arthur R. Herrmann at the Masonic Poets Society. A Thanksgiving Prayer Oh, Lord, now this we're thankful for: The good things life has held in … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Vespers
Registration is now open for the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library symposium Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism April 11, 2014 From the Library: The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library announces its symposium, Perspectives on American Freemasonry and … [Read more...] about Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism
Remember back at the beginning of 2013 when Mercedes-Benz ran an ad featuring Willem Dafoe as the devil seductively attempting to buy the soul of a young man for the price of a car? In the ad, you may recall, the devilish antagonist (Dafoe) attempts to seduce a young man to trade his soul for a … [Read more...] about Devil Gets His Due
Equality, Fraternity, Justice and Labor. Can America celebrate Labor Day without celebrating the Laborer? Could there be a connection between Labor Day and Freemasonry through which they share an intersection in the forgotten annals of history on why we celebrate this national American … [Read more...] about Labor Day and the Masonic nexus
Originally published on Jan 10, 2013, in the video author and publisher James Wasserman shares his experience in the development of the modern Thelemic movement, some observations on the contemporary scene, and his continued enthusiasm for the spiritual teachings of Aleister Crowley. Wasserman, you … [Read more...] about A Modern History of the OTO
I thought this would be of interest to readers, politics aside. You can catch the full documentary on Current TV (still in rotation as of the date of this publication), but for this post I wanted to explore a clip from The Mormon Candidate which speaks to the Mormon tradition of swearing "Masonic … [Read more...] about Mitt Romney and the Mormon Masonic Connection
This should be filed under the material culture of Freemasonry, the validity of which is open to interpretation. Yet, the video illustrates the story itself. The footage comes from the Usain Bolt's DJ Challenge channel on YouTube within which the Olympic medalist talks about his love of music … [Read more...] about Usain Bolt and the Masonic Ring.
Two interesting "non-Masonic" takes on the Masonic bible. I have to admit its amusing to me the degree that these are extolled as "satanic" or "evil" which I suppose just goes to show how little is known or understood about the fraternity today from these obviously very old Bibles. Enjoy I … [Read more...] about The Masonic Bible
I was plugging in some numbers from the MSANA recently to update myself on the trend in membership from my original analysis in 2007, the results of which I published in the piece "So what? The Dynamic of Masonic Membership." In it you may, or may not want to, recollect the trend of membership … [Read more...] about The Great Canopy of the Heavens is falling.