The Holy Saints John and Freemasonry

Reading Time: 9 minutes   “…AND DEDICATED TO THE HOLY SAINTS JOHN” An inquiry into the designation of the Saints John as Patron Saints of Freemasonry by W.Bro. Harvey L. Ward Jr. PM R.T. Schafer Lodge No. 350, F&AM Grand Lodge of Florida, Usa One of the primary purposes of Freemasonry is the education of its members.  Unfortunately, as the … Read more

A Mason’s Studied Comments on the Soul

Reading Time: 9 minutes By: Dr. Jim L. Seeger, Ph.D The immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life…the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe…. an immaterial force within a human being thought to give the body life, energy, and power <many religions teach that the soul is … Read more

FREEMASONS: MEN WHO BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS

Reading Time: 5 minutes MEN WHO BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS This Short Talk Bulletin has been adapted from remarks delivered by R.W. Rev. Richard D. Campbell. Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of New Youk, at the Sigma Lodge of Perfection in Schenectady, N.Y. INTRODUCTION You have all seen pictures of the famous leaning Tower of Pisa. You know … Read more

The Kabbalah and Freemasonry

Reading Time: 7 minutes Rooted in the ancient Egyptian Mysteries, three different versions of basically the same teachings can be identified by three different spellings: Kabbalah, Cabala and Qabalah. The Kabbalah is an essentially Jewish mystical or esoteric school. Although the Christian Church Fathers of the first century were demonstrably Kabbalists, mystical or gnostic elements within the Church largely … Read more