January 2021 Issue articles

From The Editor

Warm welcome from the Editor

Masonic News

Masonic News Headlines from around the globe 24h / 7d

Product Life Cycle of Freemasonry

An inconvenient truth about the product life cycle of Freemasonry

Masonic Swords

Masonic Miscellanies

The most important and significant of the legendary symbols of Freemasonry is, undoubtedly, that which relates to the fate of Hiram Abif.

Masonic Blogs

Masoneria Antigua - A Spanish blog dedicated to ancient Masonry, its origins, rituals and meaning, as well as Freemasonry in general, hosted by Masonic author and translator Alberto Moreno Moreno.

Masonic Pens

Science & Citizenship

Towards a 21st Century Masonic Mindset: Part 4 ‘Freemasonries’ and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Masonic Writings

Rudyard Kipling's deep connection with Freemasonry is evident in many of his poems and his stories

Masonic Regalia

Masonic Meditation

Learn how to practise Masonic meditation in a busy world with all its care and employments

The Plumb Rule

The infallible Plumb Rule, which, like Jacob’s Ladder, connects Heaven and Earth, is the criterion of rectitude and Truth. It teaches us to walk justly and uprightly …

Bricks Masons

The 5-Minute Ritualist

Struggling to learn your ritual? Become a 5-Minute Ritualist with the aid of a book of the same name.

Lansdowne MS c1560

A very foolish legendary account of the origins of the Order of Freemasonry

Masonic Ties


Brotherhood! In that one word what sympathetic associations arise.

Mentors Notes

Square Academy Learning Resource - a foundation course in masonic knowledge

Masonic Watches

Ashlar Chippings

Hugh O’Neill offers his regular chippings collected whilst smoothing the ashlar

Jacob’s ladder

In Masonic rituals, Jacob’s ladder is understood as a stairway, a passage from this world to the Heavens.

Masonic Ring

Masonic Podcasts

Our pick of the best Masonic Podcasts

Principal Tenets

How to explain the principle tents of the craft to a newly made brother.

Masonic Cases

Hogarth’s Harlot Reveals All – Part 1

A new series looking at the hidden Masonic symbolism within Brother Hogarth's works - what can you find?

Officers of the Lodge

Who is the Inner Guard being placed inside the door of the lodge, symbolically our main survival instincts

Masonic KT Regalia

Masonic Art of Ari Roussimoff

The Art, Masonic Aprons, and Magic of Ari Roussimoff - interviewed by Elena Llamas from Phoenixmasonry Masonic Museum and Library

The Symbolism of Freemasonry

Introduction to a classic masonic book; The Symbolism of Freemasonry: Illustrating and Explaining Its Science and Philosophy, its Legends, Myths and Symbols.

Masonic Jewels

Meet The Artist

A slight deviation from our usual 'Meet the Author' theme but equally as interesting, we have a 'Portrait of an Artist' - Travis Simpkins - the man capturing the likeness of Freemasons worldwide!

Lewis Masonic Book Reviews

Reviews and new publications from Lewis Masonic


Book Review

Book Review - Focus on Ric Berman a British historian who writes about the intersection of freemasonry, politics and society.

Book Review

Crime and the Craft reveals that the Freemasons have been involved in treason, murder, conspiracy, fraud, and scandal from the time of the English Civil War to the 1980s.

SQ Masonic Book Store

Selected Masonic Books available at Amazon

SQ Leadership Book Review

Selected Leadership Books available at Amazon

Calvin Klein

Clarks Shoes

Tommy Hilfiger

SQ Style Man

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

SQ Style Feminine

Stand out from the crowd with SQ’s Masonic essentials

Hugo Boss

Tom Ford

SQ Styles

Masonic apparel made to order

Van Heusen

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