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Symbolism

Cardinal Virtues of Freemasonry

In this edition of Freemason Information’s Symbols and Symbolism we consider, together, the four cardinal virtues of Freemasonry as gathered… Read More

The Weeping Virgin

A newer invention in the symbolism of Freemasonry, Mackey draws an ancient parallel to its cryptic iconography. Read More

The Moon in Freemasonry | Symbols and Symbolism

Symbolic, even among the symbols of Freemasonry, the moon is an essential part of the esoteric nature of Freemasonry. But… Read More

Ouroboros | Symbols and Symbolism

In this edition of Symbols and Symbolism, we look at a reading on the Ouroboros, that serpent devouring its tail… Read More

Transcending Yesod-The Third Degree of Freemasonry

For most, truth is mythology whose philosophical lessons are lost in the dogmas of its authority. But is the same… Read More

Canopy of Heaven | Symbols and Symbolism

A clouded horizon and starry field of shimmering twilight jewels are often the embelishments aloft above the altar of a… Read More

Why Does Freemasonry Use Odd Symbols?

Skulls, architectural tools, mallets, aprons... all of these things can we weird. So why does Freemasonry use so many odd… Read More

God and Freemasonry | Symbols and Symbolism

A philosophical exploration of the meaning of God in the esoteric practice of Freemasonry. Read More

The Beehive | Symbols and Symbolism

In this episode of Symbols and Symbols we examine the Masonic symbol of the beehive, a symbol that Mackey, in… Read More

Albert Gallatin Mackey

In Masonic circles, few names carry the weight that comes with the eminent that of Albert Gallatin Mackey. Mostly known… Read More