Category: literature

Myth, Magick & Masonry – James Lamb (2018)

Since relatively speaking there just might be more co-Masons interested in esotericism, I have reviewed a book for you about “Myth, Magic & Masonry”. The...

Diversity in unity?

Heidle and Snoek’s book also has a ‘very Dutch’ essay. Anne van Marion-Weijer conducted an investigation within the Dutch federation of Le Droit Humain for her master’s...

Annie Besant and Freemasonry

Annie Besant has played an enormously big role in mixed gender Freemasonry, so naturally she features frequently in texts about the subject. Still, Andrew Prescott...

Maçonnerie des Dames

Andreas Önnerfors has an interesting essay about “The plans of the Strict Observance to establish a female branch”. The Strict Observance? Aren’t they… very conservative?...

La Loge de Juste

Malcolm Davies tells the interesting story of an early ‘lodge of adoption’ in Den Haag (the Hague), the Netherlands. Lodges of adoption rose in France...

Happy hermits

I knew about the book Women’s Agency and Rituals in Mixed and Female Masonic Orders (2008) edited by Alexandra Heidle and Jan Snoek. It is a...

Haunted Chambers

Just heard about this book “Haunted Chambers, The Lives Of Early Women Freemasons“. I wonder if it is any good. I will let you know...