Those Mysterious Pillars: BOAZ and JACHIN

Reading Time: 11 minutes In being associated with the construction industry and in having our lodges as a representation King Solomon’s Temple, there is in myself and perhaps many others, a wonderment of the origin, the design, and the building, of this magnificent structure. Many individuals care not how their home is erected, only that the paint, the woodwork, … Read more

Belief in the Great Architect of the Universe

Reading Time: 14 minutes A Historical Tenet of Freemasonry By BRO. GILBERT W. DAYNES, England TODAY, Freemasons, in almost every Grand Lodge, recognize that an abiding belief in God, the Great Architect of the Universe -is the solid foundation upon which the Masonic edifice rests. These brethren regard all those who own allegiance to the isolated Grand Lodges that … Read more

A.G.Mackey – Selected Writings – Royal and Select

Reading Time: 67 minutes During research I was doing into the Holy Royal Arch of Jerusalem I came across a book in the George Holden library at the Solent Masonic Centre at Freshwater, Isle of Wight called the Book of the Chapter and printed in the United States in 1856, the Author being the famous American Masonic historian Albert Mackey MD. The book had been part of the collection of the Bombay Masonic Library in the latter half of the 19th century.