The Journal of the Masonic Society Issue 7 is at the printers and on its way.
This issue includes:
• “The Secret’s in Our Sauce” by Roger S. VanGorden
• “The Operatives Meet in London" by Thomas Johnson
• "Restructuring American Freemasonry, Part II: Appendant & Affiliated Bodies and York Rite Freemasonry" by Mark Tabbert
• "The Odd Fellows and Their Journey to Inclusiveness" by Dr. R. L. Uzzel
• "George Washington Masonic Memorial Celebrates A Century" by George Seghers
• "Grand Lodge of Missouri Masonic Museum" by Christopher Hodapp
• "Fluid Freemasonry" by Michael Poll
• "Walking the Walk: Regular Steps in Freemasonry" by Randy Williams
• "Applying the Lessons of the Craft" by Jason Marshall
• "Eastbound Night" by Kerry D. Kirk
• "Remembering The Founders" by Jay Hochberg
• "The Enigmatic Masonic Calendars" by Christopher L. Hodapp
Plus the latest in Masonic news from around the world, Masonic Treasures, and more.
This issue’s cover features Francisco de Goya’s The Injured Mason (1786-7). It is a part of a series of paintings that were created as models for a tapestry that hung in the Royal Palace of El Prado, near Madrid. Goya was inspired by a 1778 edict by King Charles III concerning construction safety ‘to avoid accidents and the death of workmen’. An early sketch of this painting showed happier expressions on the two men carrying the third, which was given the nickname “The Drunken Mason.”