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Book Review: The Principles Of Astrological Geomany

The Principles Of Astrological Geomancy, The Art Of Divining By Punctuation, by Franz Hartman I have to admit that I found this book to be highly disappointing on multiple grounds. For one, the book itself demonstrated far more interest in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden In Plain View

Hidden In Plain View: A Secret Story Of Quilts And The Underground Railroad, by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard Race is a freighted topic in contemporary America, and the author decides, rather sensibly in my opinion, to deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Dictionary Of Freemasonry

A Dictionary Of Freemasonry, by Robert Macoy During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, there was a great focus in trying to recover the intellectual heritage of the West.  Whether it was people seeking to uncover the connection between the … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Freemasons

American Freemasons:  Three Centuries Of Building Communities, by Mark A. Tabbert This book is an interesting work that discusses the complexities that freemasonry has found in the United States.  This complexity exists on several levels.  For one, how has the … Continue reading

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Book Review: 100 Days To Learn Masonic Ritual

100 Days To Learn Masonic Ritual:  A Workbook To Learn Masonic Ritual In 100 Days And Prepare For The Worshipful Master’s Chair, by Robert Bone This book is not quite what one would expect to an outsider in Masonry, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Freemasons For Dummies

Freemasons For Dummies:  by Christopher Hodapp This book was actually recommended to me by an acquaintance of mine and as someone who takes book recommendations seriously I have to say that this was a very interesting and worthwhile book and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Enigma Of The Freemasons

The Enigma Of The Freemasons:  Their History And Mystical Connections, by Tim Wallace-Murphy Most of you have had an experience in your lives like I had with this book.  You’re getting to know someone and at first they seem a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Temple

The Secret Temple:  Masons, Mysteries, And The Founding Of America, by Peter Levenda There is one aspect of this book that doesn’t make a lot of sense, unfortunately.  This is a work about the influence of various mystery traditions on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Freemasons

The Freemasons:  A History Of The World’s Most Powerful Secret Society, by Jasper Ridley This particular book is a fascinating one, mostly because the author is not a mason nor is necessarily fully sympathetic, but is at least passing himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everything Freemasons Book

The Everything Freemasons Book:  Unlock The Secrets Of This Ancient And Mysterious Society, by John K. Young and Barb Karg It is always fascinating to read the perspective of esoteric matters from others and to see whether the perspective is … Continue reading

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