A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, Հատոր 2

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"Secret societies have fascinated those on the outside since the beginning of time, and here, in this extraordinary 1921 work, the mysteries and riddles of one of the most famous the Freemasons are exhaustively detailed by a preeminent 19th-century expert in esoterica. Complete with all the original illustrations, this two-volume work is an essential reference for anyone enthralled by the secret and the arcane, and will particularly captivate students of our modern conspiracy-theory culture. Volume II covers everything Masonic from L Lamartine: a French Mason of the revolutionary era to Z Zohar: a legendary text containing the secret tradition in Israel and includes intriguing entries on: Masonic symbols political aspects of Freemasonry psychical research quests in Masonry the rose in Masonic symbolism Scottish Rites Sublime Masters of the Luminous Ring Templar priests and much more American-born British author ARTHUR EDWARD WAITE (1857 1942) was cocreator of the famous 1910 Rider-Waite Tarot deck. Among his numerous books are Devil Worship in France, The Holy Kabbalah, and The Book of Ceremonial Magic."

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Էջ 132 - Most Holy and Glorious Lord God, Thou Architect of heaven and earth, Who art the giver of all good gifts and graces, and hast promised that where two or three are gathered together in Thy Name, Thou wilt be in the midst of them : in Thy Name we assemble...
Էջ 57 - A SERIOUS AND IMPARTIAL ENQUIRY INTO THE CAUSE OF THE PRESENT DECAY OF FREEMASONRY IN THE KINGDOM OF IRELAND...
Էջ 279 - And he set up the pillars in the porch of the temple : and he set up the right pillar, and called the name thereof Jachin : and he set up the left pillar, and called the name thereof Boaz.
Էջ 5 - A mason is obliged, by his tenure, to obey the moral law; and if he rightly understands the art, he will never be a stupid atheist, nor an irreligious libertine.
Էջ 279 - He was a widow's son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass: and he was filled with wisdom, and understanding, and cunning to work all works in brass. And he came to king Solomon, and wrought all his work. 15 For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece : and a line of twelve cubits did compass either of them about. 16 And he made two chapiters of molten brass, to set upon the tops of the pillars...
Էջ 16 - ... German history of Masonry and that especially of the High Grades. Nat. 1721, ob. 1793. Was made a Mason in the THREE GLOBES, 1740, and joined the STRICT OBSERVANCE in 1770. Is said to have been enthroned at Brunswick in 1772 as Grand Master of ECOSSAIS LODGES. Presided at the Convention of Wilhelmsbad in 1782 and was General Master or Overseer of the ASIATIC BRETHREN. He was concerned with Hermetic studies. His three sons Frederick, Augustus Maximilian and William all became Masons. Buckingham,...
Էջ 163 - Freemasonry, which says that it is " a system of morality, veiled in allegory and illustrated by symbols.
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Էջ 413 - LODGE OF PERFECTION.— 4. Secret master. 5. Perfect master. 6. Intimate secretary. 7. Provost and Judge. 8. Intendant of the building. 9.

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Arthur Edward Waite was born on October 2, 1857 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a poet and scholarly mystic who wrote extensively on occult and esoteric matters, and was the co-creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. Waite joined the Outer Order of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in January 1891 after being introduced by E.W. Berridge. In 1899 he entered the Second order of the Golden Dawn. He became a Freemason in 1901, and entered the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia in 1902. In 1903 Waite founded the Independent and Rectified Order R. R. et A. C. Waite was a prolific author and many of his works were well received in academic circles. He wrote occult texts on subjects including divination, esotericism, Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry, and ceremonial magic, Kabbalism and alchemy; he also translated and reissued several important mystical and alchemical works. His works on the Holy Grail, influenced by his friendship with Arthur Machen, were particularly notable. A number of his volumes remain in print, including The Book of Ceremonial Magic (1911), The Holy Kabbalah (1929), A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry (1921), and his edited translation of Eliphas Levi's 1896 Transcendental Magic, its Doctrine and Ritual (1910), having seen reprints in recent years. Waite also wrote two allegorical fantasy novels, Prince Starbeam (1889) and The Quest of the Golden Stairs (1893).

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