The Cable-Tow In Freemasonry by W. L. Wilmshurst

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The Serpent Wand of Hermes. This was a mark of degradation for the victim and contributed to the exultation of the victor. Assyrian, Babylonian, Egyptian, and other sculptures of great age exhibit long defiles of prisoners, led in triumph by cords about their necks or even passed through their nostrils; while ancient Mexican monuments show that the tongues of prisoners were frequently slit to.

Masonic Symbolism Of The Cable Tow [Charles Clyde Hunt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. cable-tow is given prominence not only in the First Degree. ' It is again mentioned in the obligation in the Third Degree, whilst it appears under another guise in that working-tool of the Master-Mason which acts upon a centre-pin.

And finally it reappears in the Royal Arch Degree as a cord or life-line. THE. CABLE TOW. By S. Clifton Bingham, P. It has been said, and I think well said, that "Freemasonry is a system of morality, veiled in allegory and illustrated by symbols.".

Even in Masonic lore the word cable-tow varies in form and use. In an early pamphlet by Prichard, issued inand meant to be an exposure of Masonry, the cable-tow is called a "cable-rope"; and in another edition a "tow-line."The same word "tow-line" is used in a pamphlet called A Defence of Masonry, written, it is believed, by Anderson as a reply to Prichard about the same time.

THE CABLE-TOW. by: Unknown. The Cable-Tow, we are told, is purely Masonic in its meaning and use. It is so defined in the dictionary, but not always accurately, which shows that we ought not depend upon the ordinary dictionary for the truth about Masonic terms.

Masonry has. The cable-tow, then, is the outward and visible symbol of a vow in which a man has pledged his life, or has pledged himself to save another life at the risk of his own. Its length and strength are measured by the ability of the man to fulfill his obligation and his sense of the moral sanctity of his obligation—a test, that is, both of his.

This last-named point is inaccurate, as the reader will have instantly noted, because the cable tow is used in the First as well as the other two degrees; this is one more example of the woful ignorance of Freemasonry displayed by profane editors of encyclopædias and dictionaries and reminds one how careful a student should be to make sure of.

The word 'cabletow' is purely Masonic and not heard of in general use outside of the Lodge Room. In Medieval days the cabletow or rope noose was worn when taking an obligation, as a symbol of submission, inferring that it could be used to inflict the penalty if a breach of that contract was committed.

The Cable Tow as a Measure of Length The cable tow as a measure of length is not known outside freemasonry, and has given rise to much fruitless argument. The Master Mason swears to answer and obey all lawful signs and summonses sent to him from a Master Masons' lodge, "if within the length of his cable tow.".

In summary, the cable tow symbolizes the individual's progress of initiation into the mysteries of Freemasonry by becoming bound to the brotherhood, bound by obligations to remain faithful to the trust reposed in him, to assist his brethren, to improve his mind, to contribute in a positive way to human civilization, to preserve the ancient.

Masonic Symbolism Of The Cable Tow [Hunt, Charles Clyde] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Masonic Symbolism Of The Cable Tow. The Cable Tow 87 Angles 90 Signs 93 Circumambulation 96 Origin of the Sabbath 99 The Letter " G " The East The Lodge on High Clothing of a Master Mason The Symbolic Trowel The Lion in Freemasonry The Acacia Color in Masonry Light in Masonry An exposure entitled Freemasonry British, Continental, etc., by Michael Di Gargano (Dublin, ), is another example where the phrase "a cable tow's length" is used.

Use of the Phrase "Cable Tow. Carl H. Claudy – Introduction to Freemasonry – The Fellowcraft Degree Cable Tow The Fellowcraft wears it so that it may be an aid to his journey; by it a brother may assist him on his way. He also learns in this degree that a cable tow is more than a rope; it is at once a tie and a measurement.

How long is a cable tow. In his book entitled "The Arcana of Freemasonry" Freemason scholar Albert Churchwood traces the origins and development of Freemasonry from ancient Egypt to the present day. In the book Churchwood actually includes the text of the "Oath of Nimrod" which new initiates must take: blindfolded and tied with cable-tow around his waist, enters.

When he first enters a lodge room for initiation, the candidate for Freemasonry is blindfolded and has a rope tied around his neck by which he is led in a circuit of the room.

This rope is called a cable tow. The Cable Tow. The cable-tow is purely Masonic in meaning and use, but as with many Masonic symbols, it is rooted in antiquity. The Cable Tow The cabletow, is purely Masonic in its meaning and use. As far back as we can go in the history of initiation in several parts of the world, we find the cabletow, or something like it, used very much as it is used in a Masonic Lodge today.

In Freemasonry, the cable-tow is a visible symbol of a person’s pledge to the craft, with enthusiasm for effectiveness, loyalty, and faithfulness. It represents a vow that a Mason will fulfill his duties and do all it takes not to neglect a fellow member but also lend a helping hand when in need.

Introduction to Freemasonry – Entered Apprentice – by Carl H. Claudy generation, kept alive the traditions and secrets of their art until such time as the world was again ready for the Master Builders. All this is most interestingly set forth in several books, best known of which is Leader Scott's Cathedral Builders; The Story of a Great.

One of the greatest of the ancient conceptions of Deity was as “Boundless Time,” in which He was represented by the slow-moving planet Saturn or Cronos, whom we best know today as “Father Time,” of the scythe and was BRAMAHA among the Hindus, and ABRAM among the Semites.

The numerical value of these letters is A 1, B 2, RA 1, M 40, orwhich exactly. The Mason's Ties And Duties In Mason's Lodge with darkened eyes And cable tow about you You swore to Hele all mysteries That Masons keep and Masons prize The Brothers secrets whispered low, The words they speak, the things they do, In mystic manner taught you.

On yonder book, that oath you took, and you should break it never. But stand by this(1), and this(2), and this(3), forever and forever. Freemasonry the cable tow 1. The Cable Tow Written by Bros. Garth Cochran & Barry Maynard Monday, 26 March contact me at: [email protected] if you beleive this document is NOT public domain Our Freemasonry started in Britain, and it’s important to bear that in mind when we are researching questions such as this.

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines. between a cable and a cable tow, and on whether the burial in the rough sands of the sea (or is it coarse sands) is a cable's length or a cable-tow's length from shore.

I propose to explain why such a burial is a cable's length from shore, and to further explore the analogy of the cable and cable tow. the book, this is to let the people know who we are and what are our contributions to the Philippine society.

CABLE TOW VOL 95 - 2 Freemasonry is found-ed upon the three Great princi-ples of brotherly love, relief, and truth. These are eternal and so formless principles unfolding. Text Book of Freemasonry by Unknown. Text Book of Masonic Jurisprudence by A G Mackey. Textbook of Cryptic Masonry by J Chase.

The Cable-tow by Author Unknown. The Globes - A Masonic Lecture by Author Unknown. The Hand-book of The Chapter - California by Author Unknown in The History of initiation - 12 Lectures by Author Unknown in Symbolism of the Blue Degrees of Freemasonry, Albert Pikes ESOTERIKA Edited by Arturo de Hoyos, 33, Grand Archivist and Grand HistorianForward by Ronald A.

Seale, 33, Sovereign Grand Commander Contains the complete text of Albert Pikes never-before-published esoteric study of. He published many articles and several books on those subjects. Content Description Return to Top The Mervin B. Hogan papers () encompass Hogan's professional interest in engineering and his private interest in the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormons) and Freemasonry.

In fact, the current Sovereign Grand Commander, C. Fred Kleinknecht says, "Pike's great book, Morals and Dogma, is the most complete exposition of Masonic philosophy there is." The New Age Magazine, was the Scottish Rite Freemasonry magazine of America until just recently, when they changed its name to The Scottish Rite Journal.

In September. knowledge associated with Freemasonry in a meaningful and understandable way. It is intended that through the study of Freemasonry the Entered Apprentice will come to understand that the application of Masonic teachings in daily life is the most rewarding aspect of his new journey.

The best way to use this handbook is to read it as soon as. A group of Master Masons talk about topics of Masonic interest--each from their own unique perspective. You'll find a wide range of subjects including history, trivia, travel, book reviews, great quotes, and hopefully a little humor as well on topics of interest for Freemasons and those interested in the subject of Freemasonry.

The Cable Tow. K likes. The Cable Tow is a phone app for Freemasons, developed by a Free mason. All proceeds from sales are donated to the Masonic Higher Education Bursary Fund. Freemasonry brings men into a more moral and more socially responsible way of life.

But it does more than this. Masonic rituals gently, but methodically, guide and initiate each man through the degrees until, symbolically, the limits of mortality are brought to the forefront of his attention.

Martin Short in his book ‘Inside the Brotherhood’ outlines the spiritual significance of the cable-tow round the candidate, stating that “the cable-tow round his neck is ‘a symbolical umbilical cord’ which when cut, symbolizes ‘birth and new life’.” (P.

Book of Shadows: Properly Prepared - Naked, but sandals (not shoes) may be worn. For initiation, tie hands behind back, pull up to small of back and tie ends in front of throat, leaving a cable-tow to lead by, hanging down in front.

(Arms thus form a triangle at back.) When initiate is kneeling at altar, the cable-tow is tied to a ring in the. by Walter Leslie Wilmhurst. This book is meant to be a sequel to, and an amplification of the previous volume, The Meaning of Masonry, first published in —a collection of papers issued diffidently and tentatively on the chance that they might interest some members of the Craft in the deeper and philosophic aspect of Masonic Craft seems to be gradually regenerating itself.

Esoterika provides the most interesting, and plausible history and explanations to the minutae of Blue lodge ritual that I have ever read. Gen. Pike was a thorough and tireless researcher, and Arturo del Hoyos does an amazing job of filling the holes in Pike's research, as well as reminding the reader that Albert Pike is not the Omega of masonic research with the addition of new thoughts and /5(3).

(3) Symbolically cut and remove the noose from around the neck, gather it up with the cable-tow running down the body and give it all to the Lord for His disposal. (4) Renounce the false Freemasonry marriage covenant, removing from the 4 th finger of the right hand the ring of this false marriage covenant, giving it to the Lord to dispose of it.

In his book, The Lost Keys of Freemasonry, he said: " When the Mason learns that the key to the warrior on the block is the proper application of the dynamo of living power, This is called a 'Cable Tow.' The blindfolded initiate (they call this being 'hoodwinked') is brought, with the noose around his neck, to the outer door of the Lodge.

Everything I Needed To Know About Freemasonry by Stephen Dafoe. There are many lessons of vast importance contained in the Entered Apprentice Degree of Freemasonry.

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Freemasonry deals with spiritual liberation, not physical emancipation. Freemasonry deals with balance, order and justice in everyday life and human interaction - it is a way of life 24/7/ It is a system of morality that is veiled/shrouded in allegory and illustrated by symbols.

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