Sunday, 28 August 2011

New article by Dr David Harrison published in Knight Templar Magazine





Dr. David Harrison continues to delve into the origin of the Royal Arch in an article serialised in the September issue of the US based Knight Templar Magazine: http://issuu.com/gektusa/docs/0911

The article is taken from a chapter in his second book The Transformation of Freemasonry which can be purchased from www.arimapublishing.co.uk

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

From Elias Ashmole to Arthur Edward Waite: The Search for Hidden Knowledge



The photo reveals the memorial window at St. Mary's church in Norfolk for Henry Rider-Haggard - showing various symbols from his works and beliefs. Rider Haggard was a Freemason who, like Arthur Conan Doyle and Arthur Edward Waite had an interest in the occult. His works included 'King Solomon's Mines' which displayed Masonic themes, notably the search for lost knowledge in relation to King Solomon who features heavily in the Masonic ritual. Another work by Rider Haggard called 'She' displays themes of death and rebirth - similar themes found within Freemasonry. My second book The Transformation of Freemasonry discusses Rider Haggard and other occult Freemasons, exploring how they searched for hidden knowledge and found inspiration within Freemasonry. The book can be purchased from www.arimapublishing.co.uk or from Amazon.