Level Steps: 100 Daily Meditations for Freemasons
By Jonti Marks (Author)
‘Level Steps:100 Daily Meditations for Freemasons’ is a beautiful and practical book offering insight and inspiration to all Freemasons who are interested in the deeper meaning of the Craft and who wish to make ‘…a daily advancement in Masonic knowled
Making Good Men Better:
Making Good Men Better is an accessible and succinct devotional for Freemasons and those who are curious about the Craft. Each week Davis invites the reader to explore a new symbolic lesson taken directly from the teachings of masonic ritual through his down-to-earth explanations, anecdotes, and reflections. Part devotional and part journal, each week’s section includes space for the reader to note his or her own thoughts about the topic at hand, making this an immensely practical tool for the new or seasoned speculative Mason who wants to delve deeper into the teachings of this ancient fraternity.
Solomon’s Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.C.
By Christopher Hodapp (Author)
Unearth the fascinating history of how the Freemasons and Founding Fathers sowed the seeds of a new nation amid the tumultuous collapse of the British colonies
Step back in time to the birth of a revolutionary new republic and discover how the utopian ideals of a visionary secret society laid the foundation for the most powerful nation on earth. Follow George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and other Founding Fathers as they transform the democratic principles of their Masonic lodges into a radical new nation.
Solomon’s Builders unravels history from myth as it takes you on a Freemason’s tour of Washington, D.C. It reveals the evidence of Masonic influence during the construction of America and its new capital, including clues hidden in plain sight:
•Masonic connections to national monuments
•Puzzling pentagrams and symbolism in city streets
•The mysterious temples of the “Widow’s Sons”
Solomon’s Builders relates the true stories of these visionary founders, and the fascinating meaning behind the cryptic codes, enigmatic symbols and intriguing architecture that is reputedly the basis for the sequel to The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown’s novel The Lost Symbol.
York Rite Freemason’s Handbook
by James F. Hatcher III (Author)
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR NEW INITIATES TO THE YORK RITE OF FREEMASONRY OR THOSE CURRENTLY WORKING IN IT This book offers a simplified overview of the York Rite of Freemasonry and is a personal record book for members. Whether it is a given as a gift for the new initiate or purchased as a working tool for those members working in the degree presentations, this handbook offers members a permanent record of their work in the various bodies. It includes sections for recording offices held, special appointments, degree work, charity operations, and training and instructional conferences, as well as service in other bodies of Masonry outside of the York Rite. Understanding the work for a particular degree can be accomplished in days, weeks, months or years. This book allows the member to keep notes and jot down personal reflections on the various degrees, continually adding new understandings about the work, and developing a foundation for expressing and providing new ideas for the members from the teachings. It is compatible for use in all American York Rite Bodies, from the Symbolic Lodges to the regular Concordant Bodies to the Invitational Bodies.
Cracking the Freemasons Code: The Truth About Solomon’s Key and the Brotherhood
By Robert L.D. Cooper (Author)
Prompted by mounting public interest and provoked by controversial stories on the Freemason Society, respected historian and Scottish Freemason Robert L.D. Cooper offers a rare inside look at this secret brotherhood. As curator of the Scottish Masonic Museum and Library, the author has unparalleled access to material dictating the history and function of the Masons.
In Cracking the Freemasons Code Cooper explains the structure of the Masonic interculture, its connections to covert organizations, the identities of historical Masonic members (who include George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle), the locations of famous Masonic sites, and much more.
Readers will discover the true role Freemasonry has played throughout history, its purposes, the functions of its many members, and the way in which it has helped shape our modern society. Laying out the symbolism, beliefs, and ethos of a Mason, Cooper addresses the considerable amounts of controversy surrounding those practices. His book includes never-before- published images and seldom-seen documents to give readers a privileged view of this elect brotherhood.
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