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The Deeper Symbolism of Freemasonry – The Meaning of Masonry – W. L. Wilmshurst

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THE DEEPER SYMBOLISM OF FREEMASONRYA candidate proposing to enter Freemasonry has seldom formed any definite idea of the nature of what he is engaging in. Even after his admission he usually remains quite at a loss to explain satisfactorily what Masonry is and for what purpose his Order exists. He finds, indeed, that it is… Continue Reading The Deeper Symbolism of Freemasonry – The Meaning of Masonry – W. L. Wilmshurst Continue Reading The Deeper Symbolism of Freemasonry – The Meaning of Masonry – W. L. Wilmshurst

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The Athole Family and Freemasonry

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As the more energetic of the Grand Lodges, which formed the United Grand Lodge of England in 1813 was denominated the “Ancients” and the majority of the Lodges under its supervision were known as “Atholl” Lodges, it appeals to us that an article consisting of references thereto by many of the Masonic writers may not… Continue Reading The Athole Family and Freemasonry Continue Reading The Athole Family and Freemasonry

THE THORN | THE OLD CHARGES

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THE OLD CHARGES Special Writing & Spelling In early times, when Latin still was the world’s legal and religious language, there appeared the use of abbreviations, proper to save time and space in writing on valuable parchments. Later in the transcription of Scots, Saxon and English texts there was commonly used a letter called Thorn… Continue Reading THE THORN | THE OLD CHARGES Continue Reading THE THORN | THE OLD CHARGES

The Perfect Points of Entrance by by Bro. Prof. Dr. U. Gauthamadas

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I have often wondered at parts of our ritual which have no ready explanation, nor any forthcoming, and which are routinely committed to memory and recited when called upon to do so. One such is “The Perfect Points of Entrance” that demonstrate proof of being a Freemason. Continue Reading The Perfect Points of Entrance by by Bro. Prof. Dr. U. Gauthamadas

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Freemasons in China: the Portuguese link – W Bro A.M.A. Gonçalves

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The emerging of freemasonry in China in the 18th century has been reported a British invention, coming from the historical conflict, the Opium War, that involve Great Britain and China in a dispute about the trading routes in the Eastern Chinese coast and commerce of the narcotic product among the Chinese population. Continue Reading Freemasons in China: the Portuguese link – W Bro A.M.A. Gonçalves

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MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor

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Born in Salzburg on 27th January 1756, he was baptized the following day at St. Ruperts Cathedral as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. Theophilus means ‘beloved of God’ and Mozart later used the Latin form Amadeus, -stylized sometimes as Amade or Amadeo- or the German form Gottlieb. His father, Johann Georg Leopold Mozart was born… Continue Reading MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor Continue Reading MOZART AND THE AUSTRIAN FREEMASONS by W.Bro. Martin I.McGregor

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