Who's Afraid of Freemasons?

by Alexander Piatigorsky

Paper Book, 2005

Status

Available

Publication

Barnes & Noble (2005), Edition: 1st, 398 pages

Description

This study considers the institution of Freemasonry from the point of view of both masons and their critics, as well as from the author's own. In the first section, it gives an outline of masonic history, from the foundation of the Grand Lodge in Covent Garden in 1717 through its major role in Enlightenment Europe and the American War of Independence, its many tribulations and schisms in the 19th century to the present day. The book looks at one of the main sources of masonic history, Anderson's "Constitutions", which documents masonic practice and the masons' mythical history back to Hiram Abiff, the first Master Mason in the reign of King Solomon.

Language

ISBN

0760767017 / 9780760767016

Local notes

Given by Br. Steve Sparrow

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