Double-Headed Eagle

Reading Time: 21 minutes Mentioned briefly in comparison to the white-lambskin apron of the Craft Lodge, the symbol of the double-headed eagle is perhaps one of the most ancient emblems in Scottish Rite, having been represented for thousands of years in many of the world’s cultures. What is the significance of this symbol such that it has found its … Read more

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

THE MASTER’S WORD AND THE ROYAL ARCH

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Builder Magazine March 1915 – Volume 1 – Number 3 BY BRO. S. W. WILLIAMS, GRAND HIGH PRIEST OF TENNESSEE ” The MASTER’S WORD * * * is the reward of study and devotion, and has never been obtained on any other terms. It has never been conferred in the ritualistic degrees of the … Read more

The Cable Tow

Reading Time: 7 minutes THE word Cable-tow, we are told, is, purely Masonic in its meaning and use. It is so defined in the dictionary, but not always accurately, which shows that we ought not to depend upon the ordinary dictionary for the truth about Masonic terms. Masonry has its own vocabulary and uses it in its own way. … Read more