ABOUT WHAT IS FREEMASONRY AND ITS PHILOSOPHY
The following books deals with
the subject of What is Freemasonry and its philosophy.
A Pilgrim's Path by John J. Robinson
A readable and well-written
examination of Freemasonry which includes a critical look at its detractors.
A Modern Mason Examines His Craft by L. C. Helms
Balancing the facts and fiction that seem to surround Freemasonry. A short book
designed to clarify and make salient aspects of the Craft more easily
Celebration of the Craft,
by John Hamill and Robert
This beautiful, richly illustrated book provides
chapters on the origins of Freemasonry, the history of the Craft, an
introduction to our ideas of wisdom, strength, and beauty, and a gallery
of 275 famous Masons. It is a joy to climb into this book, not
only for its wonderful, yet easy to comprehended text, but also for the
visual extravaganza of photos, paintings and graphics that are so
important in telling the story of Freemasonry. It will look great
on your coffee table.
Freemasonry: A Journey Through
Ritual and Symbol, Thames and Hudson by W. Kirk MacNulty, London, 1991
Beautifully illustrated introduction to Freemasonry.
Freemasonry: Its Image of Man by Buillano DiBernardo
Freemasonry: Its Hidden Meaning
by George Steinmetz
Freemasonry and its Ancient Mystic Rites
by Charles W. Leadbeater
Freemasonry Revealed by Reynold S. Davenport
Ice: The Ultimate Disaster by Richard W. Noone
Three Rivers Press, New York, 1982. Paper.
Interesting book for those who like to read ideas of pre-history
foundations of the possible Masonic philosophy. Reads well and has many
Masonic ideas in it if one ignores the theory that the end of the earth,
as we know it, should have been May 2000. Book does have many ideas and
Introduction to Freemasonry by Harry L. Haywood
than 80 pages, easy reading, but will answer many of your questions about the
origin and purpose of Masonry; the three degrees, the Side Orders, world
Introduction to Freemasonry by Carol Claudy
Answers to the simple
elementary inquires of the new brother to whom all of Masonry is strange.
Examines each of the three degrees in detail.
Is It True What They Say About Freemasonry? by Art de
Hoyos and S. Brent Morris
A historical and critical look at the arguments and tactics of anti-Masons.
Reflections on Masonic Values by Mabini G. Hernandez
Originally from "Dear Dad" letters. Good advice.
Spirit of Freemasonry
by Foster Bailey
The Builders by Joseph Fort Newton
Written especially for the new Iowa
Mason to tell him the things he would most like to know about Masonry - what it
is, whence it came, what it teaches, what it is trying to do in the world.
The Craft and Its Symbols by Allen E. Roberts, 1974
Classic introduction to Freemasonry.
The Great Teachings of Masonry by Harry L. Haywood
What is it all about? What is it trying to do? How did it come to be? What are
its central and permanent teachings?
The Meaning of Masonry by W. L., Wilmshurst, Gramery
Books, New York, 1980.
Exposition of character, meaning, and religious aspect of the
The Newly-Made Mason by Harry L. Haywood
What he and every Mason should
know about Masonry. Readable, concise, comprehensive. Covers briefly but
adequately the origin, history, philosophy, symbolism, organization and
operation of the
Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall, J. Augustus Knapp
(Illustrator) / Hardcover / Published 1999
Simply put, this is the most beautiful and complete occult book ever published.
It represents a lifetime of research into the mythology, symbolism, and magical
practices of countless cultures. From the secrets of Isis to the teachings of
mystic Christianity, nearly every occult dogma imaginable is represented here.
The book is full of giant illustrations, some of which fold out into a
magnificent two-page splendor. This is the definitive guide to secret societies,
famous figures, and more a must for every personal library.
The Spirit of Masonry by William Hutchinson
Understanding Freemasonry by Roy A. Wells
Some of his classic writing.
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