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Episode 129 – Lodge Participation

This week, we discuss the best practices we’ve seen for encouraging lodge participation at lodge events. We can all think of times where traditions keep the members coming back, and other times where aspirations...

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Episode 128 – Tracing Boards

Masons have used tracing boards for centuries to render the abstract moral lessons and symbols of the fraternity tangible to its candidates. This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable welcome back Bro. Christian...

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Episode 127 – The Masonic Party

With less than 100 days to go until the 2016 Presidential Election, politics have been on most of our minds here in the U.S. In our nation’s history, 14 U.S. Presidents have been Master...

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Episode 126 – Catechisms

In many Masonic jurisdictions, candidates and Masons are required to show proficiency in their Masonic knowledge by learning and reciting a catechism. This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the concept of...

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Episode 125 – Book Club Pt. 2

We’re back with our favorite books! This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable bring back one of their favorite topics and a bunch of their favorite books! Tune in to hear all about...

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Episode 123 – Deism

Freemasonry has often been accused of being inherently Deist in philosophy. Is that really the case? This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the concept of Deism and its compatibility (or lack...

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Episode 122 – Officer Installations

This week we have another listener requested show topic: Officer Installations. We will discuss the nuances of how they are conducted, what to expect, and any jurisdictional differences that arise between the hosts. Congrats...

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Episode 121 – Ciphers

Ciphers and cipher books. Educational tools, or a shortcut to doing the work of memorization? This week we’ll discuss the pros and cons of cipher books and how different jurisdictions use them. Image Credit:...

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Episode 120 – Noah and Freemasonry

We’re back this week with an interesting take on the earliest origins of Freemasonry. Although there are several biblical characters referenced in Freemasonry, Noah is mentioned sporadically and in differing degrees and writings. Join...