Albert Pike is a name that attracts a lot of attention from conspiracy theorists concerned with discrediting the benevolent nature of Freemasonry. As a well-regarded Masonic author, Albert Pike often finds himself at the center of controversies surrounding the craft. But who was Albert Pike,… Read More »Who Was Albert Pike?
In a 2002 BBC poll, former British prime minister Winston Churchill was named as ‘the greatest ever Briton.’ He is an incredibly popular figure in the United Kingdom for his gallant leadership of the Allies during the Second World War. Many of Churchill’s speeches have… Read More »Winston Churchill: The UK’s Most Well-Known Freemason?
We have more right to be astonished that the astronomical references are so few, rather than to be surprised that there are so many! We are taught that geometry and Masonry were originally synonymous terms and geometry, the fifth of the Seven Liberal Arts and… Read More »The Sun, Moon, and Stars
Containing more real food for thought, and impressing on the receptive mind a greater truth than any other of the emblems in the lecture of the Sublime Degree, the 47th problem of Euclid generally gets less attention, and certainly less than all the rest. Just… Read More »What is the Truth behind the 47th Problem of Euclid?
In Freemasonry, it explained that the “extent of a Lodge” covers the whole of existence, rising to the heavens, to the depths of the earth, east and west to each horizon, and north and south the same. This is the width, breadth, and depth of… Read More »The Edge of The Universe
THE first of the Old Charges, “Concerning God and Religion” begins: “A Mason is obliged, by his tenure, to obey the moral law; and, if he rightly understands the art, will never be a stupid atheist….” That all petitioners for the degrees express a belief… Read More »A Stupid Atheist?
I get from readers’ questions about the slogan “making good men better” like in what way and how? So this is a great question about the practical application of Freemasonry into our lives. Today, we will discuss this slogan. Understanding the slogan “Making good men… Read More »Making Good Men Better In Freemasonry
Our fraternity unfairly suffers from many misguided assumptions about what happens within lodges and about the intentions of Masons. Although the values of Masons of Freemasonry are abundantly clear to all within the fraternity, some people outside the fraternity are convinced of ulterior motives. That… Read More »The Wrong Reasons to Become a Freemason
All great moral forces in men’s lives permeate, and to some extent affect, their business careers. A Sincere Christian will endeavor to live by the golden rule. A Consistent church member will not be honest because it is the best policy, but because he believes… Read More »Masonry and Business
BY GREG STEWART In this episode of Masonic Symbols and Symbolism, we explore the symbolism behind the Volume of Sacred Law as used in Freemasonry. Few elements are as contentious as this “indispensable book” in the lodge. Perhaps because of the diversity of faiths who… Read More »Volume of the Sacred Law in Freemasonry