March 2022

Ego and the False Self – Video – GGC Presents June 15, 2021

Ego and the False Self – Video – GGC Presents June 15, 2021 Submitted By Most Illustrious Companion Reed FanningPast Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council of Utah Matt Parker   On June 15, the General Grand Council presented an educational presentation.  Companion Matt Parker will present an educational program entitled Ego and the False …

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Origins and Symbolism of the Cherubim

The CherubimProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the According to Mackey Column in the January 2022 Issue Ark of the Covenant (Public Domain) The following entry appears on pp. 145-147 of the 1912 edition of “An Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences” by Albert G. Mackey. The second order …

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The Ark and the Talmud

The Ark of the Covenant Discovered in the TalmudBy Companion Matthew R. StolzDecatur Council No. 16, Decatur, IllinoisOriginally printed in “The Cryptic Freemason”, Spring 2011 Issue Mercy SeatPhoto Credit: Clipart Panda The overwhelming majority of Christians get their understanding of Judaism from the Old Testament alone. The academic world, by the way, currently prefers to …

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The Destruction of the Temple

Albert G. Mackey on The Destruction of the TempleProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the It’s Monitorial Column in the March 2022 Issue Albert Mackey (Public Domain) The following monitorial instructions on the Super Excellent Master degree appear on pp. 84-89 of “Cryptic Masonry: A Manual of the Council” by …

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Daniel D. Hanttula

Daniel Hanttula: Achievements of Cryptic Masonry Video

Daniel HanttulaPast Most Illustrious Past Grand Master of Oklahoma During the August 22, 2021 Fire-Side Chat, Most Illustrious Companion Daniel Hanttula spoke on the “The Amazing Accomplishments of Cryptic Masonry”.  The Cryptic Rite has achieved numerous unbelievable accomplishments, many of which have been lost in our extensive history. This brief talk covers the astounding successes …

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Scriptural Basis of the Super Excellent Master Degree

GGC Logo by Richard A. Eppler Provided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the Articles & Papers Column in the March 2022 Issue This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of “The Cryptic Freemason” (Vol. 4, No. 10). The allegory of the degree of Super Excellent Master is a …

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Super Excellent Master Degree

Albert G. Mackey on the Super Excellent Master DegreeProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the According to Mackey Column in the March 2022 Issue Albert Mackey (Public Domain) The following entry appears on pp. 737-738 of the 1912 edition of “An Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences” by Albert …

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