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Title:
Symbols of freemasonry
Author:
Beresniak, Daniel.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Symboles des francs-maçons. English
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Assouline Pub., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9782843232015
Format :
Book

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HS425 .B49 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. The Calendar: Dating the creation of the universe
2. The Chamber of Reflection: Preparation for a journey
3. King Solomon's Temple: A community of brothers
4. The Mosaic Pavement: Opposites united
5. King Solomon's Throne: The Master's chair
6. Light: A metaphor for the word
7. The Volume of the Sacred Law: The first greater light
8. The Two Pillars: A symbol of duality
9. The Builder's Tools: Increasing the power of the hands
10. The Mason's Clothing: Dressed for work
11. The Blades: The cut and thrust of clear thinking
12. The Vegetable World: Food, signs and attributes
13. The Animal World: Images for humankind
14. The World and Nature: Nature is the other great book
15. Great Banquets: Eating and drinking together
16. The Most Common Rites: Exploring behaviour through ritual
17. Lodges of Adoption: Brothers and sisters
18. Ideas and the Artisan: Thought is the raw material
19. Becoming a Freemason: Reaching further
Conclusion