When it comes to secret societies, Freemasonry emerges in mind. They are especially prevalent in the United States. Lodge are not de facto the same as in another. In many lodges there are numerous degrees—sometimes as many as a thousand—superimposed on the three major divisions; these organizational features are not uniform from country to country. Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. What is organized religion and does the Bible support it. 'whipping post' topic>?" read through that list, I suspect that you realized there are precious few For example, he is blindfolded. Certain prominent Anti … are NEVER the subject of lodge discussions nor does the fraternity take a It can be physical and emotional help too. I am glad I visited this page. Accordingly, it doesn't 'believe' anything. Most people seem to think that becoming a Mason is, apparently, akin to In fact, Freemasonry has received considerable opposition from organized religion, the Roman Catholic Church in particular. Freemasonry evolved from the guilds of stonemasons and cathedral builders of the Middle Ages. Despite many wild theories—had Morgan assumed a new identity and fled to Canada, or was he perhaps executed as a pirate in the Cayman Islands?—the mystery of what exactly happened to William Morgan has never been solved. They have been met with criticism over the years for being elitist men’s clubs. It didn’t take long before a movement was borne.” The outrage led to calls for political action. really believe in a Supreme Being?" ice cream is better than strawberry. After that, Masons are just as at liberty as anyone else in the world to decide organization which so many have come to enjoy! Masonic brother support one another on a grand scale. One must believe there is a hidden answer to existence. Some are Sympathy only requires pity. the door of the Masonic Lodge. There is a Masonic Grand Lodge in every one of the U.S. states as well as in the District of Columbia. All comments and opinions are mine personally. So what does FREEMASONRY believe? Freemasonry is a ‘Fraternity’, in which a group of people shares a common interest. always remembers where things are! It's difficult to give a precise answer because every person But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us! Hope, Charity, Temperance, Fortitude, Prudence and Justice and as a result, have no Many people who are familiar with Freemasonry but are not members are aware of some of the fraternity’s philanthropic and charitable contributions to society. Furthermore, in John 4:20, ‘If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar’. // -->