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Women In Freemasonry by Frank C. Higgins

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Freemasonry,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit-Spirituality - General,
  • Social Science / Freemasonry,
  • Social Science,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11860888M
ISBN 101425302866
ISBN 109781425302863

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  Freemasonry is generally regarded a male phenomenon. Yet, both before and since , women were initiated as well. This book is about the rituals, used for the initiation of women .   One of the more interesting notes about this, is that women are encouraged to listen to the reading of the Book of Esther, because women were heavily involved in the miracle. In extreme Orthodox communities, this is a rarity. Sounds great and all, but what does this have to do with Freemasonry.   Freemasonry is generally regarded a male phenomenon. Yet, both before and since , women were initiated as well. This book is about the rituals, used for the initiation of women Cited by: 2. One of the very few books about women in Freemasonry is this work by Karen Kidd, well known by internet bulletin board visitors for her even-handed behavior and avoidance of arguments on the subject. Karen .

The Great Masonic Library is a collection of out-of-print Masonic books from some of the most respected authors of the 18th and 19th centuries. Lost in the mists of time, with expired copyrights and a dwindling interest in Freemasonry over the centuries; Most of these books .   One Man Exposed the Secrets of the Freemasons. His Disappearance Led to Their Downfall. Before his book could be published, William Morgan was dragged away by a group of Masons, never to be seen again. In the early morning hours of Septem , a Batavia, New York stoneworker named William Morgan .   The Order of Women Freemasons meets regularly in lodges, or temples, around the country. During ceremonies, the women dress in white robes, with regalia worn around their necks . One account of a woman being admitted to Freemasonry in the 18th century is the case of Elizabeth Aldworth (born St Leger), who is reported to have surreptitiously viewed the proceedings of a Lodge meeting held at Doneraile House, the private house of her father, first Viscount Doneraile, a resident of Doneraile.

Modern Women - Traditional Values The Order of Women Freemasons is the oldest and largest Masonic organisation for women in this country and works on the lines of regular male Freemasonry. The United Grand Lodge of England . Desraimes was instrumental in bringing into the ranks of Freemasonry several other well-known women in France, with the result that an Androgynous Masonic body, known as La Grande Loge Symbolique . Some women have already acted on their ideals and joined organisations of a moralistic, quasi-religious and, in some cases, Masonic nature developed principally for women. At least five such bodies exist . The first Book of Constitutions of the Grand Lodge of England, published in , expressly stipulated that no woman should be admitted as a member of a Masonic Lodge. In this edition Dr. Anderson .