Tag: Shadow

Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?

Contemporarily known as a time of fright, mystery, darkness, and macabre gaiety, most of us are at least cursorily aware that Halloween has its origins in ancient pagan tradition, and that it is the beginning of a three-day sacred festival later adapted by the… Continue Reading “Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?”

The Archetypal Lucifer: Bringer of Light, Adversary, Enigma? [Part 2]

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Freemasonry reveres the Light, which illuminates and chases away the darkness of ignorance. As a “bringer of light,” Lucifer can be a touchy subject, particularly in relation to Freemasonry, because Masons have been accused of devil worship by various groups, including conspiracy theorists. What follows… Continue Reading “The Archetypal Lucifer: Bringer of Light, Adversary, Enigma? [Part 2]”

The Archetypal Lucifer: Bringer of Light, Adversary, Enigma? [Part I]

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Freemasonry reveres the Light, which illuminates and chases away the darkness of ignorance. As a “bringer of light,” Lucifer can be a touchy subject, particularly in relation to Freemasonry, because Masons have been erroneously accused of devil worship by various groups including conspiracy theorists. Brothers… Continue Reading “The Archetypal Lucifer: Bringer of Light, Adversary, Enigma? [Part I]”