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The Union Of Speculative And Operative Freemasonry At The Temple Of Solomon

by Albert Gallatin Mackey

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL11921002M
    ISBN 101430408723
    ISBN 109781430408727

    The history of Freemasonry encompasses the origins, evolution and defining events of the fraternal organisation known as covers three phases. Firstly, the emergence of organised lodges of operative masons during the Middle Ages, then the admission of lay members as "accepted" masons (a term reflecting the ceremonial “acception” process that made non stone masons members of. The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon The Traveling Freemasons of the Middle Ages Disseverance of the Operative Element The System of Symbolic Instruction The Speculative Science and the Operative Art The Symbolism of Solomon's Temple The Form of the Lodge The Officers of a Lodge The Point within a CircleSeller Rating: % positive.

    Other Masons date Freemasonry back to the time of Solomon, who utilized the skills of stone masons in erecting the temple in Jerusalem (1 Kings 5; 2 Chron. ).3 These argue that Hiram, the King of Tyre, aided Solomon in the building of the Jerusalem Temple, supplying trees, carpenters, and masons .   I have said that the operative art is symbolized--that is to say, used as a symbol--in the speculative science. Let us now inquire, as the subject of the present essay, how this is done in reference to a system of symbolism dependent for its construction on types and figures derived from the temple of Solomon, and which we hence call the "Temple Symbolism of Freemasonry.".

    Speculative Masonry was evolved from the organization of the workmen in the construction of Solomon's Temple and the union of operative masons who labored on that notable and Holy Building. Much of the ritual is traced directly back to the building of the Temple. The Symbolism of Freemasonry.. [Albert Gallatin Mackey] -- This fascinating book explains to the reader the multitude of symbolism present in Freemasonry, and discusses the truths, facts and legends behind the world's most famous 'secret' society. The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon; The Travelling.


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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks The Union Of Speculative And Operative Freemasonry At The Temple Of Solomon: Albert G. Mackey: : Books. VIII – The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon Thus, then, we arrive at another important epoch in the history of the origin of Freemasonry.

I have shown how the Primitive Freemasonry, originating in this new world; with Noah, was handed down to his descendants as a purely speculative institution, embracing certain traditions of the nature of God and of the soul. VII. The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon.

Thus, then, we arrive at another important epoch in the history of the origin of Freemasonry. I have shown how the Primitive Freemasonry, originating in this new world; with Noah, was handed down to his descendants as a purely speculative institution, embracing certain traditions of the nature of God and of the soul.

The Union Of Speculative And Operative Masonry At The Temple Of Solomon CHAPTER VII the symbolism of freemasonry albert gallatin mackey. iv table of contents i. preliminary.

1 ii. the noachidÆ. VII. The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon. VIII. The Travelling Freemasons of the Middle Ages. Disseverance of the Operative Element. The System of Symbolic Instruction. The Speculative Science and the Operative Art. XII. The Symbolism of Solomon's Temple.

XIII. The Form of the Lodge. XIV. The Officers of a Lodge. Size: 1MB. With the tabernacle of Moses the temple of King Solomon is closely connected: the one was the archetype of the other.

Now, it is at the building of that temple that we must place the origin of Freemasonry in its present organization: not that the system did not exist before, but that the union of its operative and speculative character, and the. This spiritualizing of the temple of Solomon is the first, the most prominent and most pervading of all the symbolic instructions of Freemasonry.

It is the link that binds the operative and speculative divisions of the order. It is this which gives it its religious character.

The Temple Legend is a name that I give to that legend or tradition which traces the origin of Freemasonry as an organized institution to the Temple of Solomon and to the builders, Jewish and Tyrian, who were employed in the construction of that edifice. KING SOLOMON’S TEMPLE.

This is the legend that is now almost universally accepted by the great mass of the Masonic fraternity. part viii - the operative masons part ix - how operative masonry changed to speculative masonry: the period of transition part x - the first grand lodge part xi - the great cleavage in freemasonry: an account of the "ancient" grand lodge part - xii various grand lodges; york, ireland, scotland etc.

Presumed to be from a lodge of operative masons, this document contains many features of speculative ritual. Hailed as the world's oldest masonic ritual, the Edinburgh Register House manuscript of starts with a catechism for proving a person who has the word is really a mason.

The Masonic account of the construction of King Solomon's Temple presents an interesting weave of Biblical information and Masonic tradition. If a Mason took the ritual at its word and assumed that it borrowed only from the Old Testament and never invented any part of the story to enhance its symbolic meaning, he would be quite mistaken.

The Altar of the Lodge is a representation of the Altar of the Temple. The Sanctum Sanctorum stands at the centre of the Middle Chamber Lecture of the Second Degree. It is approached by Three, Five and Seven steps, as it was in the Temple.

King Solomon, and Hiram Abiff, the builder of the Temple, are the principal characters of the Third Degree. Many aspects of the operative ceremonials and catechisms have been included in the rituals of speculative freemasonry. Freemasonry and King Solomon's Temple The Freemasonry Society adopted the Temple of Solomon for its symbol, because to the Freemason it was the most stable and the most magnificent structure that ever existed.

The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon. VIII. The Travelling Freemasons of the Middle Ages. Disseverance of the Operative Element. The System of Symbolic Instuction.

The Speculative Science and the Operative Art. XII. and Grand Lodges everywhere they are situated. Heisman's book explains. In Freemasonry "craft" possesses two separate meanings, one of which we may call the operative meaning, the other the Speculative.

In their operative period Freemasons were skilled workmen engaged as architects and builders. Like other skilled workmen, they had an organized craft of their own, the general form of which was called a "guild.". But, in the book “Freemasonry: The Reality,” by Tobias Churton, (publ.

), there is a quotation (p. ) from “the Renter Warden’s accounts of the London Company of ffremasons (Guildhall Library),” which states that in the accountant received fees from “them wch were taken into the Accepcon whereof xs [10 shillings] is to be.

Believing as he did in the theory that Freemasonry was first organized at the Temple of Solomon by a union of the Jewish workmen with the association of Dionysian Artificers-a theory which has already been discussed in a preceding chapter-the editor of Lawrie's History meets with a hiatus in the regular and uninterrupted progress of the Order.

The Symbolism of Freemasonry [Albert G. Mackey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Originally published inThe Symbolism of Freemasonry was developed to explore the philosophy and symbolism of Freemasonry. Its chapters include: The Primitive Freemasonry of /5(79). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

The Spurious Freemasonry of Antiquity. V. The Ancient Mysteries. VI. The Dionysiac Artificers. VII. The Union of Speculative and Operative Masonry at the Temple of Solomon. VIII. The Travelling Freemasons of the Middle Ages.

IX. Disseverance of the Operative Element. X. The System of Symbolic Instuction. XI. The Speculative Science and the /5(9).Freemasonry uses the metaphors of operative stonemasons' tools and implements, against the allegorical backdrop of the building of King Solomon's Temple, to convey what is most generally defined Subcategory: Business Applications.A STUDY OF FREEMASONRY.

By Benjamin H. Weston 32 degree THE NEW AGE - APRIL God alone knows precisely how old the art and practice of Freemasonry are. Certainly the individual Lodge is the prime unit of Freemasonry.

We know today that in Florida no less than twelve Master Masons can join together to form a Regular Lodge.