Which Masonic book are you currently reading?

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  1. Derek Harvey

    Derek Harvey Registered User

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    Did anybody read this book? Venzi shows himself as an extremely conservative Freemason with some peculiar ideas. He thinks that Enlightenment has nothing to do with FM, that Freemasonry started as a moralistic project, only got esoteric later on (influenced by the Cambridge Platonists) and afterwards degenerated back to being a moralistic organisation. He sees FM as initiatic, in the sense that Traditionalists such as René Guénon saw it, a method of reconnecting to the Divine.

    It was actually very refreshing to read something this conservative :)
     
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  3. 88DAM88

    88DAM88 Registered User

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    What is Masonic? Now there is a question.
     
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  4. Benjamin Baxter

    Benjamin Baxter Moderator Staff Member

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    The true masonic experience.....


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  5. MarkR

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    Right now:
    "Exploring Early Grand Lodge Freemasonry: Studies in Honor of the Tricentennial of the Establishment of the Grand Lodge of England."
     
  6. coachn

    coachn Coach John S. Nagy Premium Member

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  7. dfreybur

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    Exactly! I am currently reading a book of scripture from a religion I am not a member of. As expected it contains depths of wisdom as well as ideas I am not interested in or disagree with. The experience helps me broaden my perspective.
     
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  8. • RM

    • RM Registered User

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    •The secret psychology of freemasonry
    By brother cliff porter
     
  9. CLewey44

    CLewey44 Registered User

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    Journal of the Masonic Society :)
     
  10. otherstar

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    Contemplative Masonry, by C.R. Dunning
     
  11. goomba

    goomba Neo-Antient Site Benefactor

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    Same here!
     
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  12. Keith C

    Keith C Registered User

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    I have been reading and re-reading the PA Ritual Manual, as I will be conferring 2 EA Degrees this month. I did fine in my emulation when I was signed off to be elected JW, but now it's real!

    Once I get through that I will be back at it until I go through the emulation of the FC degree at Regional School to be signed off to run for SW in December!
     
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  13. David612

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    I’m working on my catechism to be raised, while not being a book I’m going over those pages time and time again.

    Additionally my mentor has charged me with learning the first degree working tools lecture.
     
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  14. Tony_Twotones

    Tony_Twotones Registered User

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    What app are you using if I may ask?


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  15. Scoops

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    I'm reading The Meaning of Masonry by Wilmshurst at the moment.

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  16. Hancock

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    Mackey's "Manual of the Lodge."
     
  17. Todd M. Stewart

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    House Undivided: The Story of Freemasonry & The Civil War by Allen E. Roberts. Re-reading actually. I spent several years doing Civil War re-enactments and my persona Seamus Nathaniel Stewart(Corporal, Co. E 4th Missouri Infantry, CSA) was a Mason.
     
  18. Brother JC

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    This is “the sequel,” in a way and I highly recommend it when you are finished.
     
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