Greg Stewart

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Masonic Holidays

Collected here are notable dates to those in the history of Freemasonry and founding dates of particular aspects of the craft.<p>If you know of a …

What is Freemasonry – A Response to Tim Bryce

The question of What is Freemasonry has been one I’ve tried to answer myself for many years. In a recent column, Tim Bryce took a stab at the elusive …

What is Freemasonry – A Response to Tim Bryce & Greg Stewart

As the third writer on Freemason Information I’ll jump in with both feet and take a stab at this question. Both Tim & Greg have attempted to define …

In Hoc Signo Vinces – Symbols and Symbolism

In this installment of Symbols and Symbolism, we look at the meaning behind the iconic slogan of the York Right Knight Templars – <i>In Hoc Signo Vinces</i> …

Ancient History

Disillusionment with Freemasonry

<i>The following was shared with me with much trepidation and concern over its reaction. Ironically, I’ve heard these same words from others in recent</i> …

Albert Gallatin Mackey

In Masonic circles, few names carry the weight that comes with the eminent that of Albert Gallatin Mackey. Mostly known as a Masonic historian, …

Freemasonry

Is Freemasonry a Patriotic Body?

A common connection with Freemasonry is that it is a patriotic organization. While it suggests certain attributes of patriotism, the multi-national …

Freemasonry

The Meaning of Freemasonry

<i>In this Sojourners post, a observant brother from the Prince Hall tradition asks a very important question about access in the modern age of</i> …

Freemasonry

A Talk With John “Coach” Nagy

Brother John “Coach” Nagy recently sat down with Phoenixmasonry Live and talked about his Masonic mission of informing members of the Craft about its …

Time I

Failing to Act

<b>It goes well beyond insanity.</b>One of my favorite quotes from Albert Einstein is his definition of insanity: “doing the same thing over and over again …

Tampa Bay

A Conversation With Concert Pianist Brother Hando Nahkur

Brothers Hando Nahkur & Frederic L. Milliken at Fort Worth Lodge No 148Now here is a Mason who is finishing up his Doctorate of Musical Arts, …

Fort Worth

Why Does Freemasonry Use Odd Symbols?

Skulls, architectural tools, mallets, aprons… all of these things can we weird. So why does Freemasonry use so many odd symbols? This question is at …

Freemasonry

Geometry in Freemasonry | Symbols and Symbolism

In this episode, we explore the significance of Geometry as it relates to Freemasonry. An old attribution, its scientific and philosophical …

Mathematics

Free and Accepted Mason | Symbols and Symbolism

In this episode, we explore the meaning of the Free and Accepted which first occurs in the Roberts Print of 1722, a term applied in the symbolic …

Freemasonry

Canopy of Heaven | Symbols and Symbolism

A clouded horizon and starry field of shimmering twilight jewels are often the embelishments aloft above the altar of a masonic lodge. As beautiful …

Symbolism

The Master Mason Book - The Third Degree of Freemasonry

The Master Mason – A Treatise on the Third Degree of Freemasonry<p><i>The final step in the symbolic journey of becoming a Master Freemason.</i><p>At long last, …

The Master Mason Coming to Print

What a long road. After a series of unforeseen setbacks, life creeping up and doing what it does best and a few tweaks to the material — <i>The Master</i> …

Freemasonry

The Perceived Western Crusade Against Islam

This story comes from the Canadian news website National Post in a story that went onto its website today that reads: Islamist extremists view …

Al-Qaeda Targeting of Freemasonry

A short time back, we published a 4 page document from the Canadian CSIS on the threat posed to Freemasonry by Islamic extremists.<p>Shortly after …

The key to academic success – Spirituality!

This story is something that a lot of groups should pay attention to as the relationships of religious/spiritual interests and academia have grown …

A Short(er) History of Early Women Freemasons

Controversial American author Robert Temple observed “Technology is forbidden when it is not allowed to exist.”<p>“It is easy to forbid technology to …

10 Signs an Occult Group Leader is Losing It

I ran across this a few days back, and though it was worth consolidating and sharing. It comes from Nick Farrell’s blog who has a few connections to …

Freemason Information

Freemasonry

American Academy of Ophthalmology to Develop Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center

First-of-its-kind online medical resource to provide ophthalmologists globally with the latest clinical information for treating children’s eye …

Esoterica, anti-Masonry and the Scottish Rite with Grand Archivist and Historian Arturo de Hoyos

Br. Arturo de Hoyos – Grand Archivist and Grand Historian of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, SJ<p>In this installment of Sojourners, noted …

Take a Look Inside Detroit's Secretive Masonic Temple

Masonic Temple<p>[Photography by Chris and Michelle Gerard]<p>In terms of basic creepiness, few buildings in Detroit can match the <b>Masonic Temple</b>. Stained by a century of Detroit soot and weather, the building's limestone exterior is almost comically foreboding.<br>Legends surround the Temple's interior, …

Craftsmanship is a State of Mind

<b>BRYCE ON MANAGEMENT</b><p><i>– It is also a universally applicable concept.</i><p>I have been writing on the virtues of craftsmanship for many years now. I have also …

Freemasonry and the Hermetic Arts

Masonic tradition has had a rich application of the notion that it is imbued with a <i>Hermetic philosophy</i> with very little explanation of what that …

Freemasonry and Hermetica – Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus

<b>Hermetica I – Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus: Poimandres</b> <br>Part 1 – <i>Freemasonry and the Hermetica Arts</i><p><i>Once, when thought came to me of the things that</i> …

Symbolism, Sacred Numerology and Mythology in Art with Artist and Freemason Ryan Flynn

Ryan Flynn – Artist and Freemason<p>In this installment of the Sojourners column we meet and talk to a ‘young’, but accomplished, artist and Freemason – …