The history of Freemasonry encompasses the origins, evolution and defining events of the fraternal organisation known as Freemasonry. It covers three phases. The watershed in this process is generally taken to be the formation of the first Grand Lodge in London in The two difficulties facing historians are the paucity of written material, even down to the 19th century, and the misinformation generated by masons and non-masons alike from the earliest years. Freemasonry's long history includes its early development from organised bodies of operative stonemasons to the modern system of speculative lodges organised around regional or national "Grand Lodges".
Jews & the slave trade - We thought they were white
We are both widowed and lonely but enjoy everything else about ea other's company. I won't marry him because I can't get past the Mason thing I see it as worship of Nimrod - thanks for your help. I honestly can't fathom why if there is no marriage in heaven So many people say being a freemason is not a religious group. So many claim they are 'Christian's' but also freemasons. Matthew But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne; also they do weird rituals and handshakes..
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In the early morning hours of September 12, , a Batavia, New York stoneworker named William Morgan went missing from the local jail. Morgan was not a man of importance. But Morgan was more than the vagabond he appeared to be.
Unless, of course, there is a matter of adultery, which would be highly immoral and would not be looked kindly upon. That's a secret and if I told you I'd have to slit your throat from ear to ear and lay your corpse on the sand at high tide! Okay, seriously, according to the site below, the oath taken by a Third Order Mason includes a promise to "not have illegal carnal intercourse with a Master Mason's wife, his mother, sister, or daughter, knowing them to be such.