Freemasonry as Described by Freemasons

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First, I will take a look at how the Masons portray themselves. Later topics
will include the relationship between religion and Freemasonry, as well as the
role Masons have played in modern civilization.


The Real Secret of Freemasonry, Making Good Men Better

  • Freemasonry: The Craft
    • Quote: “For centuries, millions of men of every race, color, creed, and political persuasion throughout the world have found in the Symbolic Lodges of Freemasonry the light to guide their search for answers to eternal questions: What is the meaning of life? The nature of God and man?”
    • “Freemasonry is a system of morality, veiled in allegory, illustrated by symbols.”
  • Brotherhood At Work
    • “Freemasonry has been characterized as a fraternity devoted to high ideals and admirable benevolence.”
  • Two Important Questions
    • “Is Freemasonry a religion? No.” This is widely stated among the Masons.
    • “Is Freemasonry a “secret” society? No.”

  • A Progressive Science
    • Freemasons in Barbados belong to the Scottish Rite. Here are a few of
      the 33 degrees you can earn!

      • 4th Degree - Secret Master
      • 6th Degree - Intimate Secretary
      • 16th Degree - Prince of Jerusalem
      • 19th Degree - Grand Pontiff
      • 25th Degree - Knight of the Brazen Serpent
      • 32nd Degree - Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret

Steps

Click on the above or the below images to see the complete list of degrees available.

Structure


Wealth of Information on Freemasonry

Click on the link above to find out more, like this interesting article: Masons in Mitres?

Quote: “Indeed, the wearing of mitres by
brethren in degrees such as the Knight Templar Priests, coupled with the
impression that we are somehow pretending to be priests, can not only lead to
some non-masons seeing Masonry as a separate religion …”



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