Theocratic Philosophy of Freemasonry and Signs and Symbols Illustrated 1855
Kessinger Publishing, 01/01/2003 - 440 من الصفحات
Twelve lectures on the speculative, operative, and spurious branches of Freemasonry. Sample contents: Speculative Masonry examined under its denomination of Lux; View of speculative Masonry as a system of charity; Perfection to which operative or scientific Masonry was carried in the earliest times; Historical account of the origin, progress, and design of the spurious Freemasonry; On the origin of hieroglyphics; Exemplification of the symbols used in those spurious institutions which attained the most permanent celebrity in the Ancient World. Signs and Symbols Illustrated: All Seeing Eye; Serpent; Cherubim; Deluge; On the mysterious darkness of the third degree; Three Pillars, wisdom, strength and beauty; Masonic ladder; Point within a circle; Masonic apron; Government of the Lodge.