fbpx

Solomon’s Memory Palace: A Freemason’s Guide to the Ancient Art of Memoria Verborum

“Solomon’s Memory Palace: A Freemason’s Guide to the Ancient Art of Memoria Verborum,” Bob W. Lingerfelt, author. Reviewed by Cathy Giaimo, Librarian, The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania. Anyone who has spent time, hours probably, trying to memorize lines from a script or their part in degree ritual knows the difficulty of keeping words [...]

2019-10-04T08:40:23-04:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Book Reviews|

“Crime and the Craft: Masonic involvement in murder, treason and scandal”

Mike Neville, author, reviewed by Cathy Giaimo, Librarian, The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania. Who among us doesn’t enjoy a true crime story every so often? And what better way to really enjoy one when the author ties a Masonic connection to each one. Bro. Mike Neville, British Freemason and retired Scotland Yard Detective [...]

2019-10-04T08:40:36-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Book Reviews|

“Over 300 Years Of Masonic Ritual”

by Brother Martin Gandoff Reviewed by Cathy Giaimo, Assistant Librarian, The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania British Freemasonry is celebrating 300 years of the founding of the Premier Grand Lodge this year. Quite a bit of history has happened in those intervening years and even more leading up to that momentous year of 1717. [...]

2019-10-04T08:40:45-04:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Book Reviews|

“Speculative Freemasonry and the Enlightenment: A study of the Craft in London, Paris, Prague, Vienna and Philadelphia”

by R. William Weisberger, McFarland, publisher Reviewed by Cathy Giaimo, Librarian, The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania In the early 1990s, Dr. R. William Weisberger wrote “Speculative Freemasonry and the Enlightenment: A study of the Craft in London, Paris, Prague, and Vienna.” In this edition, Dr. Weisberger wrote about the interconnectedness of Enlightenment philosophy [...]

2019-10-04T08:40:58-04:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Book Reviews|