The Apprentice, The World and the Universe as One
A Treatise on the First Degree of Freemasonry
ISBN: 978-0986204104, Hardbound, 106 Pages
First in the series of the Symbolic Lodge of Freemasonry.
More an explainer of the secrets, symbols, and mythology of Freemasonry, The Apprentice – a Treatise on the First Degree of Freemasonry, is an introduction into the ideas at work in the rituals of becoming a Freemason.
This work explores the symbolism of that ritual journey from the perspective of what it means to be initiated. In that telling, it draws parallels with occult secrets of the tarot, traditions of the Kabbalah and the esoteric connections it has with the Hermetic Tradition. The Apprentice is a book about the fundamentals of becoming a Freemason by illustrating and explaining the secrets behind its science and philosophy.
Topics in this work include the Masonic connection to the Kabbalah, the tarot, numeric symbolism, and more esoteric considerations.
You can find the The Apprentice: The World and the Universe as One: A Treatise on the First Degree of Freemasonry on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble.
Read the announcement from 2015 on the books release: The Apprentice – A New Book From Masonic Traveler.
You can read a teaser to the book, Ain Soph to Malkuth – The First Degree of Scottish Rite Freemasonry.
This book is the first of three major works on the subject in this series. By itself, The Apprentice functions as an independent study text for long time masons, new mason and for those interested in the symbolism of the Freemasonry.