Freemasonry, is committed to the principle of the Commonwealth, the application to the field of government and social policy of the law of human brotherhood, of the duty of man to his neighbor, near and far, wherein lies our only hope of a world fit for free men to live in, where fraternity can flourish and the spirit of goodwill grow and be glorified. Surely, in a world torn by strife and divided by so many feuds of race, religion, and nationality, we have a right to rejoice in a fellowship, at once free, gentle, and refining, which spans all distances of space and all differences of speech, and brings men together by a common impulse and inspiration in mutual respect and brotherly regard. Truly it needs no philosopher to discern that such a fraternity, the very existence of which is a fact eloquent beyond words; and doubly so because, by its genius, Freemasonry is international and therefore ought to be responsive to the ideal of world-fellowship.
This is the first book of its kind ever written, giving the simple, accurate and vivid story of the origin of Freemasonry and its spread over the world. Contents: The Anteroom Part I—Prophecy Chapter I - The Foundations Chapter II - The Working Tools Chapter III - The Drama Of Faith Chapter IV - The Secret Doctrine Chapter V - The Collegia Part II—History Chapter I - Free-Masons Chapter II - Fellowcrafts Chapter III - Accepted Masons Chapter IV - Grand Lodge Of England Chapter V - Universal Masonry Part III—Interpretation Chapter I - What Is Masonry Chapter II - The Masonic Philosophy Chapter III - The Spirit Of Masonry