From the East – October

It is often difficult to distinguish between Masonry and the Enlightenment. The lofty ideas of brotherly love, charity, truth, religious tolerance fidelity, and uprightness of the philosophers and scientists of the time were the ideas of freemasons. Preeminent thinkers like Sir Francis Bacon, John Locke, Sir Isaac Newton, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Voltaire and our founding fathers were by in large intensely religious men who showed by studying nature and using our god given reasoning power we could see God’s work around us. They argued for education, religious tolerance and belief in a Supreme Being.

Read More