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The System Termed High-grade Speculative Freemasonry

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • Freemasonry,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Social Science,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Sociology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11860815M
ISBN 101425301940
ISBN 109781425301941

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The System Termed High-Grade Speculative Freemasonry by Jr. John Yarker, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The System Termed High-Grade Speculative Freemasonry: Jr. John Yarker: Aug 29,  · Ancient Manuscripts of the Freemasons: The Transformation from Operative to Speculative Freemasonry [Michael R. Poll] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Included in this indispensable book are some of the most significant documents tracing Freemasonry from its early operative roots to the early collections defining the seeds of Speculative Freemasonry/5(6). In Freemasonry we discuss two kinds of masonry Operative and Speculative. By definition the term Operative means "functioning; having effect". Operative masons were those who actually worked with stone. In the operative lodges or guild lodges, they were not . By Ron Rhodes Other names: Masonry, Masonic Lodge, The Lodge. Founders: Though the origin of Freemasonry is debated, it appears that Anglican clergymen James Anderson, George Payne, and Theopholis Desaguliers played a founding role.

their Art, and in their buildings -- civil, sacred, and military -- of a speculative system, such as is now professed under the designation of Freemasonry. The work is necessarily a compilation of suitable information gathered from books upon history, mystery, mysticism, and Freemasonry; but it . “Whenever we talk about darkness and light, the terms seem so abstract that many consider the answers to be found in meditation and yoga, but I’m here to tell you that the answers are in the books you will never read, waiting all your life in the libraries you ignored and the bookstores you didn’t visit. Masonry (also known as Freemasonry or 'The Lodge") is a powerful, old fraternal order that began early in the eigh­ teenth century. According to most Masonic authorities, modern Masonry (also called "speculative" Masonry) can be traced to the founding of the first Grand Lodge in London in ' The Lodge is also a secret society. part vii - freemasonry and the guild system part viii - the operative masons part ix - how operative masonry changed to speculative masonry: the period of transition part x - the first grand lodge part xi - the great cleavage in freemasonry: an account of the "ancient" grand lodge part - xii various grand lodges; york, ireland, scotland etc.

The nature, then, of this operative and speculative combination, is the first problem to be solved, and the symbolism which depends upon it is the first feature of the institution which is to be developed. Freemasonry, in its character as an operative art, is familiar to every one. Speculative Freemasonry, in its truer sense therefore, is cooperating with the Grand Lodge on High in the work of the revelation of spirit through the medium of the outer form, and if we can understand that then we can understand the truer meaning of Operative Freemasonry. And hence, to the Freemason, this operative art has been symbolized in that intellectual deduction from it, which has been correctly called Speculative Masonry. At one time, each was an integrant part of one undivided system. Not that the period ever existed when every operative mason was acquainted with, or initiated into, the speculative science. An earlier book version was issued in Over the course of successive publications, Carlile’s com- or that secret system which is called Craft Masonry. It has been communicated to me by Masons; MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY.., ’S. MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY. MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY. MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY, ’. MANUAL OF FREEMASONRY.