The Master’s Carpet

The Master's Carpet

Edmond Ronayne

‘The unmistakable coincidence between Masonry and Romanism is also set forth, and it is demonstrated with positive certainty that both systems have sprung from the same pagan source the one being the old pagan BEAST of Revelation and the other the Image of the Beast. Although I have been a member of the fraternity for a number of years, though I have been exalted to the highest office among my brethren in the lodge, and have received…

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A Legislative Investigation Into Masonry

A Legislative Investigation Into Masonry

Benjamin Franklin Hallett

A Legislative Investigation Into Masonry being a correct history of the examination, under civil oath of more than fifty adhering and seceding masons before a committee of the General Assembly of Rhode Island, held at Providence and Newport, between December 7, 1831, and January 7, 1832. Reported from minutes taken at the time.

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A General History of Free-Masonry in Europe

A General History of Free-Masonry in Europe

Emmanuel Rebold

Based upon the Ancient documents realting to, and the Monuments erected by this Fraternity from its foundation in the year 715 B.C to the present time. From the Preface: ‘Before I make known to the reader the motives which inspired this history of Freemasonry, I beg permission to give here a succint confession of faith. Since the moment when the principles of Freemasonry were shown me, I have made this institution a particular study, with…

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The Freemasons Bible

The Freemasons Bible

Unknown

This is the Master Mason Bible. Among other things, it promotes John the Baptist as a patron saint of Freemasonry. The Holy Bible is a part of the Lodge, and is known as the Great light in Freemasonry which reveals the ancient mysteries of all ages. Includes a lengthy introduction to Freemasonry and the Holy Bible, a history of Masonic Presidents, a Biblical Index to Freemasonry, and questions and answers regarding Freemasonry…

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With the Adepts

With the Adepts

Franz Hartmann

This, the third of Hartmann’s books, and the first with a fictional setting, begins with a journey in the Alps. The narrator meets a mysterious dwarf. The dwarf takes him to an Adept who resides in a hidden Rosicrucian colony high in the mountains. This Adept proceeds to expound on the Rosicrucian way, including Alchemy, Elementals and the acquisition of psychic powers. There is a demonstration of the transmutation…

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In the Pronaos of the Temple of Wisdom

In the Pronaos of the Temple of Wisdom

Franz Hartmann

Franz Hartmann, who also wrote the esoteric novella With the Adepts, published this short non-fiction summary of the Rosicrucian question in 1890. He reviews the well-known history and literature of the Rosicrucians. In the last two chapters Hartmann presents what he believes to be the core doctrines of the ‘true’ Rosicrucians…

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The Temple of the Rosy Cross

The Temple of the Rosy Cross

Freeman Benjamin Dowd

Chapters include: The Supernatural; Principles of Nature; Life; The Unnatural; Body and Spirit; Mind; Divine Mind and Body; Generation of Mind; Faith and Knowledge; The Soul; Migration and Transmigration; Soul-Powers and Spiritual Gifts; and more.

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Illustrations of Masonry

William Morgan

Fully illustrated, this is one of the first published accounts of US Freemasonry in the early 19th century. This book has a controversial backstory which is part of the mythology of anti-Freemasonry. ‘Captain’ William Morgan, the author, was a disappointed Freemason in Batavia, New York. Rejected by the local lodge, he announced that he was going to…

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The General Ahiman Rezon

Daniel Sickels

With over 70 illustrations, this is a collection of Masonic rituals, including ceremonies related to the degrees of the Entered Apprentice, Fellow-craft and Master Mason. It includes extensive treatment of funeral rituals. There is musical notation for a number of Masonic hymns. An appendix has a series of model documents for various masonic…

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Duncan’s Masonic Ritual and Monitor

Duncan's Masonic Ritual and Monitor

Malcolm C. Duncan

With almost 100 illustrations. This book presents details of Masonic initiation rituals, along with grips, passwords and regalia. Written in the 19th century, Duncan’s Ritual, as it is known, has been republished numerous times. It includes the three basic degrees of the Ancient York Rite, and four additional advanced degrees.

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