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Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

There are countless Masonic courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Learning Masonic Ritual: The Simple, Systematic and Successful Way to Master the Work (2013)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfIn “Learning Masonic Ritual – The Simple, Systematic and Successful Way to Master the Work”, author Rick Smith has combined the Secret Weapons of Great Ritualists into a structured process that anyone can follow.Whether you’re new to Freemasonry and looking for a jump-start, or you’ve tried and failed to learn Ritual in the past, this Three-Stage System will show you how to succeed. Most people are capable of learning and performing Ritual, but many simply haven’t found the best approach. This book lays out proven techniques and methods that you can integrate into your everyday life. The most common…
Author(s): Rick Smith

2. Robert’s Rules of Order: Masonic Edition (2014)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfExperienced legislators, editors, civic leaders, business executives, and club officers all pronounce “Robert’s Rules of Order” the best parliamentary guide in the English language. Its amazing acceptance entitles it to the claim of being the recognized authority in parliamentary law. Now, for the first time, the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to smooth-running meetings has been revised for use in Masonic lodges and appendant bodies. This is a must for every Masonic lodge officer. Includes “The 25 Ancient Landmarks Of Freemasonry” by Albert Mackey and more….
Author(s): Michael R. Poll

3. 100 Days To Learn Masonic Ritual: A Workbook to Learn Masonic Ritual in 100 Days and Prepare for the Worshipful Master’s Chair (2017)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis isn’t just a book, but a complete 100 day study guide to prepare YOU for your year as Worshipful Master in your Lodge.The first section of this book is suitable for all Master Masons who are progressing through the offices of their Lodge and need to learn the Ritual.In it you’ll learn:* The process of learning, revision and rehearsal* The best time of the day to learn* The best places to learn* How long to spend on effective learning* Using memory tricks and techniques to assist you* Getting the most from Lodge of Instruction* Lots of other hints and tips to help you learnThe second section is to be started 100 days…
Author(s): Mr Robert Bone

4. The Lodge Officer’s Handbook: For the 21st Century Masonic Officer (Tools for the 21st Century Mason) (Volume 2) (2013)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfA Personal Handbook to carry with you through the Officer Chairs in your Masonic Lodge. Finally, a breakthrough handbook has arrived for Line Officers of Masonic Lodges to track their personal progress, year-by-year. Filled with specific information on each job, checklists, and rosters, this handbook has been designed to be written in as a comprehensive record of your service in each chair, from Junior Steward to Worshipful Master, as well as the non-progressive line offices. Each chapter covers a different office and has a section for you to record your observations on-the-job, which may be passed on to others who…
Author(s): James Hatcher

5. Duncan’s Ritual of Freemasonry (1976)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfExplained 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…
Author(s): Malcolm C. Duncan

6. The Masonic Magician: The Life and Death of Count Cagliostro and His Egyptian Rite (2017)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfMiracle-worker or man of straw? Count Alessandro Cagliostro was a cult figure of European society in the tumultuous years leading to the French Revolution. An alchemist, healer and Freemason, he inspired both wild devotion and savage ridicule – as well as novels by Alexandre Dumas, a drama by Goethe and Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute. Count Alessandro Cagliostro’s sincere belief in the magical powers, including immortality, conferred by his Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry won him fame, but made him dangerous enemies, too. His celebrated travels through the Middle East and the…
Author(s): Philipa Faulks, Robert Cooper

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

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe 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. #1,031,384 in Books…
Author(s): Jay Kinney

8. Tubal-Cain The Ancient Masonic Blacksmith God (2018)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe real purpose of this research is the exploration of the Bible and its many African hidden secrets.The use of Tubal Cain in Masonic ritual is derived from the old legends of the craft by the operative and then speculative masons; it refers symbolically but historically to his scriptural and traditional reputation as an artificer. Tubal Cain is the 8th man from Adam.In the bible it mentions that Tubal-Cain was the first to manipulate metal. He is quoted as being the first instructor of brass and iron. this Pamphlet will break down and analyze the symbolism behind this sacred password….
Author(s): Keith Moore

9. The Alchemical Keys To Masonic Ritual (2007)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis is the first book which establishes a direct link between the rituals of Freemasonry and the practice of both chemical and spiritual alchemy. Albert Pike understood that the symbolic degrees of Freemasonry contained alchemical secrets, but he never put the whole pattern together and showed how. This book shows these connections for the first time. This book is a must for any Freemason who wants to understand the secret meanings behind the Symbolic “Blue Lodge” ritual. Tim Hogan is a PM, 32*KCCH, KT, FRC, PSM-AMD, and Knight RC of the Royal Order of Scotland. He lectures extensively both inside…
Author(s): Timothy Hogan

10. Sins of our Masonic Fathers: The Lost Strength of Fewness in American Freemasonry (2018)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfSins of Our Masonic Fathers offers a broad but thorough analysis of various historical aspects of Freemasonry as it unfolded in the United States. American Freemasonry expanded so rapidly that it gave birth to a flawed, long- standing, counterfactual and false standard: the belief that the Freemasonry in America can be found and measured by the number of names on its membership rosters. As a result, the fraternity abandoned the source of its real strength: fewness. This look at the evolution of American Freemasonry identifies the misplaced, misdirected, and misspent energy in the past that…
Author(s): Bizzack Ph.D., John W.

11. The Symbolism of Freemasonry: Illustrating and Explaining Its Science and Philosophy, its Legends, Myths and Symbols (2017)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfOf the various modes of communicating instruction to the uninformed, the Masonic student is particularly interested in two; namely, the instruction by legends and that by symbols. It is to these two, almost exclusively, that he is indebted for all that he knows, and for all that he can know, of the philosophic system which is taught in the institution. All its mysteries and its dogmas, which constitute its philosophy, are entrusted for communication to the neophyte, sometimes to one, sometimes to the other of these two methods of instruction, and sometimes to both…
Author(s): Mackey M.D., Albert G.

12. Bible Study for Freemasons (2019)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfMasonry is a beautiful system of morality, veiled in allegory, illustrated by signs and symbols, and embodying ideals that transcend most human barriers. The work of masonry is based upon and filled with scripture, with beauty, and with God’s love, irrespective of any one individual’s relationship with God. The one requirement of a man who would like to join masonry is that he believes in God. As an evangelist, I want to hear the blessed name of Jesus on people’s lips, but as a Mason, my duty is to help men make those decisions for themselves. This volume is designed to help masons and their families to seek light from…
Author(s): Dr. Robert J.F. Elsner

13. Our Masonic Presidents (1998)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfPaperback – 1998. Publisher: Texan Press. This is a very readable copy. It has been used and has the usual edge/corner wear else in very good condition. There was a sticker on the back cover which has previously been removed. First Class shipping on this book. As pictured. #4,815,926 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): L. Randall Rogers

14. Stellar Theology and Masonic Astronomy (2008)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAn unabridged, digitally enlarged printing to include all illustrations by the author. Originally titled: Stellar Theology and Masonic Astronomy, or, The Origin and Meaning of Ancient and Modern Mysteries Explained #530,128 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1245 in Astronomy (Books) #276 in Freemasonry (Books) #1026 in Astrology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Robert Hewitt Brown

15. Memory Palaces and Masonic Lodges: Esoteric Secrets of the Art of Memory (2019)

 Best Masonic Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfReveals how the art of memory is the origin of the Masonic method • Explains the classical techniques of the art of memory, how they were reworked by hermetic thinkers during the Renaissance, and how they contributed to the transformation of operative Freemasonry into speculative Freemasonry • Traces the creation of speculative Freemasonry to 1637, one hundred years earlier than previously thought • Explores how the “memory palaces” created with the art of memory enabled access to universal knowledge as well as represented the…
Author(s): Charles B. Jameux

Best Masonic Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some masonic books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Memory Palaces and Masonic Lodges: Esoteric Secrets of the Art of Memory

Author(s): Charles B. Jameux
Publisher: Inner Traditions, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2392184

Some Deeper Aspects of Masonic Symbolism

Author(s): Arthur Edward Waite
Publisher: Libre Dionysia, Year: 2020, Size: 124 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2537672

Pedophilia & Empire: Satan, Sodomy, & The Deep State: Chapter 25: Dunblane Massacre Scottish Children’s Sacrificial Slaughter for Gun Control and 100-Year Masonic VIP Pedophilia Cover-up

Author(s): Joachim Hagopian
Publisher: Joachim Hagopian, Year: 2019, Size: 260 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2375606

Voices From the Dead:: The Dark Rituals and Hidden Worship of the Masonic Lodge

Author(s): Texe Marrs
Publisher: RiverCrest Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2382408

The Masonic magician: the life and death of Count Cagliostro and his Egyptian rite

Author(s): Philippa Faulks, Robert L. D. Cooper
Publisher: Watkins, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2241467

The Brotherhood of Freemason Sisters: Gender, Secrecy, and Fraternity in Italian Masonic Lodges

Author(s): Lilith Mahmud
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press, Year: 2014, Size: 877 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 1284277

The Royal Masonic Cyclopaedia of History, Rites, Symbolism, and Biography

Author(s): Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2012, Size: 45 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1634502

Trapped In a Masonic World

Author(s): David R. McCann
Publisher: JayfKay Publishing, Year: 2011, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2425761

The Secret Science of Masonic Initiation

Author(s): Robert Lomas
Publisher: , Year: 2009, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 551865

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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