Precious Jewels

During the Second Degree, the recently-Passed Fellowcraft Mason is given a lesson on "the Precious Jewels of the Fellowcraft".  The lesson at the surface is easy to grasp, but I've always found the space around this concept to be equally as interesting.  If these are the Precious Jewels of the Fellowcraft, it implies that the Entered Apprentice and … Continue reading Precious Jewels

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The Moral Advantages of Geometry

The Second Degree of Freemasonry charges newly-Passed Fellowcraft Masons to broaden their knowledge.  It does this by encouraging the study of the seven liberal arts and sciences.  These are separated into two groups: the Trivium and the Quadrivium.  The Trivium — composed of Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric — teach Mankind how to organize their thoughts … Continue reading The Moral Advantages of Geometry