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Best Freemason Books You Must Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Freemason books.

1. Freemasons For Dummies (2013)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadFascinated by Freemasons? Freemasons For Dummies is the internationally bestselling introduction to the Masons, the oldest and largest "secret society" in the world. This balanced, eye-opening guide demystifies Freemasonry, explaining everything from its elaborate rituals and cryptic rites, to its curious symbols and their meanings. With new and improved content, including updated examples and references throughout, this new edition of Freemasons For Dummies provides the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide to the subject on the market. If you're intrigued by the mystery that surrounds the…
Author(s): Christopher Hodapp

2. Level Steps: 100 Daily Meditations for Freemasons (2004)

Best Freemason Books You Must Read‘Level Steps:100 Daily Meditations for Freemasons’ is a beautiful and practical book offering insight and inspiration to all Freemasons who are interested in the deeper meaning of the Craft and who wish to make ‘…a daily advancement in Masonic knowledge.’…
Author(s): Jonti Marks

3. Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry (2009)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadIts mysterious symbols and rituals had been used in secret for centuries before Freemasonry revealed itself in London in 1717. Once known, Freemasonry spread throughout the world and attracted kings, emperors, and statesmen to take its sacred oaths. It also attracted great revolutionaries such as George Washington and Sam Houston in America, Juarez in Mexico, Garibaldi in Italy, and Bolivar in South America. It was outlawed over the centuries by Hitler, Mussolini, and the Ayatollah Khomeini. But where had this powerful organization come from? What was it doing in those secret centuries before it rose…
Author(s): John J. Robinson

4. The Freemasons: A History of the World’s Most Powerful Secret Society by Jasper Ridley (2002-12-09) ()

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadPaperback Publisher: Arcade Publishing (1877) ASIN: B01K2K4RII Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 130 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Jan 1, 1877

5. Solomon’s Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.C. (2006)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadStep back in time to the birth of a revolutionary new republic and discover how the utopian ideals of a visionary secret society laid the foundation for the most powerful nation on earth. Follow George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock and other Founding Fathers as they transform the democratic principles of their Masonic lodges into a radical new nation. Solomon’s Builders unravels history from myth as it takes you on a Freemason’s tour of Washington, D.C. It reveals the evidence of Masonic influence during the construction of America and its new capital,…
Author(s): Christopher Hodapp

6. American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities (2006)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadWith over four million members worldwide, and two million in the U.S., Freemasonry is the largest fraternal organization in the world. Published in conjunction with the National Heritage Museum, this extravagantly illustrated volume offers an overview of Freemasonry’s origins in seventeenth-century Scotland and England before exploring its evolving role in American history, from the Revolution through the labor and civil rights movements, and into the twenty-first century. explores some of the causes for the rise and fall of membership in the…
Author(s): Mark A. Tabbert

7. The Freemasons: The History of Freemasonry and the World’s Most Famous Secret Society (2017)

Best Freemason Books You Must Read*Includes pictures *Profiles important people and conspiracy theories *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading For decades, parodies featuring ominous, mysterious cults have been a favorite gag in pop culture. These fraternal brothers are often depicted in some type of underground lair, dressed in extravagant ceremonial robes with their faces hidden in their hoods, seated around a long table brimming with Gothic chalices, skulls, and glittering dark treasure. Flicks on the more morbid side might even show choppy, flashing…
Author(s): Charles River Editors

8. Duncan’s Ritual of Freemasonry (1976)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadExplained and interpreted by copious notes and numerous engravings. Duncan’s Masonic Ritual and Monitor will be a cherished possession of any Mason who receives it. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Because of this work’s cultural significance, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting a high quality, modern edition that is true to the original work.Retaining all the traditional charm of McKay’s Standard Edition, this volume includes both the Guide to the Three Symbolic Degrees of the Ancient York Rite and to the…
Author(s): Malcolm C. Duncan

9. The Freemasons (2006)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadA full and intriguing account of the rituals, signs and symbols associated with the beliefs and history of Freemasonry. Explore the mystical symbolism of the Square and the Compass, the Five-Pointed Star, the All-Seeing Eye, the Sun and Moon, and many others. Find out about the history of the Masonic movement, and the myths and preconceptions that have grown up around it. Discover how the rituals in Freemasonry today are steeped in mystery and symbolism from the past. Copiously illustrated….
Author(s): Jeremy Harwood

10. Freemasons: A History and Exploration of the World’s Oldest Secret Society (2005)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadIn Freemasons, H. Paul Jeffers delves into Masonic history to reveal the surprising and controversial truths behind this ancient and secretive order, from its mystery-shrouded origins in medieval Europe through its rise in America, where Benjamin Franklin founded the first lodge. Today, some four to five million Freemasons worldwide pledge to live their lives in accordance with principles of morality, charity and loyalty–both to fellow Masons and to the order itself. But what exactly does Freemasonry entail, and what happens behind the lodges’ closed doors? Discover the truth about: - Masonic Symbols–architectural symbolism, rings,…
Author(s): H. Paul Jeffers

11. Defending the Christian Freemason (2018)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadThe book is in an easy to read format and covers real-life issues that Masons and clergy have had to deal with, such as: Is Freemasonry a religion?  How did Freemasonry get associated with Satanism?  Do Masons deny (or oppose) Christ's atonement?  What do Masons mean by "Light"?  Is there a Masonic God?  Are Masons Unitarians? Does being a Mason get you into heaven?  Why do Masons use a 5-pointed star (pentagram)?  Do Freemasons put loyalty to the Lodge over the Church? And much more.We live in a time when many falsehoods are published against Freemasonry to support a false narrative that Freemasonry is…
Author(s): de la More, William

12. The Masonic Myth: Unlocking the Truth About the Symbols, the Secret Rites, and the History of Freemasonry (2009)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadThe Masonic Myth by Jay Kinney is an accessible and fascinating history of the Freemasons that sheds new light on this secret fraternity. A nonfiction look at the mysterious and wrongly maligned ancient society that plays a major role in The Lost Symbol, the new novel by Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code), Kinney’s The Masonic Myth debunks the myths as it reveals the truth about the Freemasons, their history, and their secret symbols and rituals—a truth that is far more fascinating than all the conspiracy theories combined….
Author(s): Jay Kinney

13. Secret Practices of the Sufi Freemasons: The Islamic Teachings at the Heart of Alchemy (2013)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadReveals the secret spiritual exercises of the Bektashi Order of Sufis • Shows how this order, also known as Oriental Freemasonry, preserves the ancient spiritual doctrines forgotten by modern Freemasonry • Explains how to transform the soul into the alchemical Magnum Opus by combining Masonic grips and the abbreviated letters of the Qur’an • Includes a detailed biography of Baron von Sebottendorff Originally published in Germany in 1924, this rare book by Baron Rudolf von Sebottendorff reveals the secret spiritual exercises of the Bektashi Order of Sufis as well as how this order, also…
Author(s): von Sebottendorff, Baron Rudolf, Flowers Ph.D., Stephen E.

14. UNLOCKING THE DREAM VISION: The Secret History of Creation (2018)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadUnlocking the Dream Vision: The secret history of creation will take you on a profound journey into the mysterious mystical esoteric symbolism of the largely forgotten Dream Vision that is buried deep within the ancient Book of Enoch. It is a unique and captivating journey that reveals one of the most heretical, blasphemous, and controversial accounts of creation ever told, for both believer and skeptic.Within its pages you will learn of the ancient system of mystical symbolism and initiation that was born in the religious temples that ruled the city-states…
Author(s): R.J. Von-Bruening, Scotty Alan Roberts, et al.

15. The Constitutions of the Free-Masons: Containing the History, Charges, Regulations &C. Of That Most Ancient and Right Worshipful Fraternity, for the Use of the Lodges (Classic Reprint) (2018)

Best Freemason Books You Must ReadThe Constitutions of the Free-Masons is a set of rules and codes of conduct compiled for the Premier Masonic Grand Lodge of England, it was designed to help make uniform the practice of Freemasonry in the area of South East England, London in particular. The practice of Freemasons across the United Kingdom and Ireland was considered far too broad to be brought into line at the time of writing, although Reverend Anderson had them in mind as later editions show. This constitution was later considered to be responsible for founding the tradition of the story of King Solomon’s Master Builder, it also may be responsible for the pyramid…
Author(s): James Anderson

Best Freemason Books You Must Read

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The Secrets of Freemasonry

Author(s): Elijah Muhammad
Publisher: Secretarius MEMPS, Year: August 18 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2400226

The Hiram Key Revisited - Freemasonry: A Plan for a New World-Order

Author(s): Christopher Knight,Alan Butler
Publisher: Watkins Publishing, Year: 8 July 2010, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2307240

The Mysteries of John the Baptist: His Legacy in Gnosticism, Paganism, and Freemasonry

Author(s): Tobias Churton
Publisher: Inner Traditions, Year: 24 Oct 2012, Size: 497 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2396025

The Ku Klux Klan and Freemasonry in 1920s America: Fighting Fraternities

Author(s): Miguel Hernández
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2345420

The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Author(s): Niall Ferguson
Publisher: Penguin Press, Year: 2018, Size: 56 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2198590

Freemasonry For Beginners

Author(s): Robert Lomas
Publisher: For Beginners, Year: 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1623617

American Freemasonry: Its Revolutionary History and Challenging Future

Author(s): Alain de Keghel; Arturo de Hoyos; Margaret C. Jacob
Publisher: Inner Traditions, Year: 2017, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2381725

British Freemasonry, 1717–1813, Volume 4: Debates

Author(s): Róbert Péter (Ed.)
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2016, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1589038

British Freemasonry, 1717–1813, Volume 1: Institutions

Author(s): Cécile Révauger (ed.)
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2016, Size: 42 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1589420

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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