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Speculative masonry

Andrew Sommerville MacBride

Speculative masonry

its mission, its evolution, and its landmarks.

by Andrew Sommerville MacBride

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Published by Macoy Pub. & Masonic Supply Co. in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasons.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Joseph Fort Newton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHS395 .M3 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p.
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5692090M
    LC Control Number70026459

    Bruno V. They were really far Speculative masonry book him, for they all knew something, and he knew nothing. Noblemen, students, scholars sought entrance, not because of any special symbolism or mysteries, but because of an opportunity for a wider and more general education and to pursue the fascinating study of the "noblest of sciences. The early rituals listed above are very similar in content; any differences are owing to variations in spelling, punctuation, grammar and layout, and copying errors. Why, in Masonry alone, should there be so much ignorance and so much presumption?

    A deeper consideration Speculative masonry book this question depends upon the understanding views that a Freemason may have about several interrelated factors, for instance, the nature of the Builders who are they Speculative masonry book You must know that there are seven liberal sciences from which seven all other sciences and crafts in the world have sprung; but especially geometry, the first cause of all other sciences, whatsoever they be; the seven sciences are Grammar, Rhetoric, Dialetic, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music and Astronomy. This rather haphazard collection of Scottish lodges formed a kind of national federation and I use that term very loosely but was later brought together by one man, William Schaw c. There is no evidence that symbolism attracted the speculative Mason into this fraternity, or that there existed within it a school of symbology, neither did its simple ceremonies attempt to elucidate any Secret Doctrine or waste its time on the mystical numbers of Pythagoras. It is so far interwoven with religion, as to lay us under obligations to pay that rational homage to the Deity, which at once constitutes our duty and our happiness.

    Were he dishonest and presumptuous he would take my order and instead of a picture give me a daub. Included in the list of over Speculative masonry book Grand Lodges and Grand Orients are representatives of all three of the above categories, including mixed and women's organisations. The degrees are those of "Entered apprentice", "Fellowcraft" and "Master Mason". You must know that there are seven liberal sciences from which seven all other sciences and crafts in the world have sprung; but especially geometry, the first cause of all other sciences, whatsoever they be; the seven sciences are Grammar, Rhetoric, Dialetic, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music and Astronomy. These control the organization in their own interests.


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For the year of his Mastership he always found Speculative masonry book convenient to have an excuse for absence from the lodge on the nights when degrees were to be conferred. Only men can be admitted, and no relationship exists with mixed Lodges. Anderson remarks, in a footnote, that meetings of Speculative masonry book Lodge were called Quarterly Communications 'because it should meet Quarterly according to ancient Usage', but he records no meetings of Grand Lodge, other than the Annual Assembly and Feast, until Decemberand, indeed, throughout the period under consideration in this chapter, meetings of Grand Lodge apart from the Annual Festival are, in the Minute Books, always termed Quarterly Communications irrespective of the intervals—often varying widely—at which they were held.

Hence, they never read a Masonic book. To the question, Whence came Freemasonry? On a mission to make the world, and yourself, better. The membership was made up of skilled workmen, not only in the practical, but in the theoretical art of architecture, and all its cognate sciences.

He has laid no foundation for zeal. Let them pass as utterly worthless, and incapable of improvement.

Operative and Speculative and Spiritual Freemasonry

They spoke to him of that world of patterns, of Speculative masonry book forms and of originating powers, which is, to many, the only explanation of that which is seen. The United Grand Lodge of England does not communicate with any of these jurisdictions, and Speculative masonry book its allies to follow suit.

However, it is an opportunity to emphasis a couple of points. Trees, shrubs, and flowers of all sorts, succeeded in full growth, maturity, and perfection.

If only one-fourth of the men who are in the Order would read a little about it, and not depend for all they know of it on their visits to their lodges, they would entertain more elevated notions of its Speculative masonry book. The snake dance of the Hopi Tribe is a part of one of these ceremonies.

It furnishes us Speculative masonry book dwellings and convenient shelters from the vicissitudes and inclemencies of seasons; and while it displays the effects of p.

However, without evidence it remains speculation no matter how interesting. It is from this period that we can mark the presence of the speculative element in the old Craft Lodges. The very existence of Freemasonry itself is the result of this inner activity.

They came but with a single command. In he felt it necessary to apologise to British Freemasons after he said that their beliefs were incompatible with Christianity and that he had barred the appointment of Freemasons to senior posts in his diocese when he was Bishop of Monmouth.

Could you tell me why you think so? Grand Lodges recognise their Prince Hall counterparts, and the authorities of both traditions are working towards full recognition. The true builder in this enterprise, to which all the symbolism in Freemasonry alludes, is that of the soul within, the builder of the inner man, in Sanskrit terms, the solar pitriwhose objective is to raise states of matter to approximate states of consciousness.

When two Grand Lodges are not in amity, inter-visitation is not allowed.Oct 19,  · Light on masonry: a collection of all the most important documents on the subject of speculative free masonry: embracing the reports of the Western committees in relation to the abduction of William Morgan.

by Bernard, David, of Warsaw, N.Y. [from old catalog]. The establishment of a Grand Lodge in London in therefore marks not only the starting-point in the story of organized Freemasonry in England, [i] but is also a turning-point in the development of speculative Freemasonry, by way of accepted masonry, from the operative craft.

A Collection of E-Books, Poems & Essays. How much, we may ask, is a man really worth? He comes into the physical world, travels along the highway of life for a few years, and then lays aside the working tools of life and passes through the transition that--for want of a better term--men call death.Apr 14,  · Speculative Masonry its mission, its evolution, and its landmarks by A.

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Macbride. Published by D. Gilfillan in tjarrodbonta.com by: 1.That Speculative Masonry is the offspring of the ancient corporations of Builders and Masons, there cannot be a doubt.

It possesses all the venerable forms of those old societies, their rituals, and their language of signs and symbols.Apr 14,  · Speculative Masonry its mission, its evolution, and its landmarks by A. S. Macbride. Published by D. Gilfillan in tjarrodbonta.com by: 1.