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Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasonry,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Social Science,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11862236M
    ISBN 101425329780
    ISBN 109781425329785

    The Entered Apprentice candidate is presented to the lodge, ‘Slipshod and Hoodwinked’, draped with a, ‘Cable Tow’, – in other words he is slippered, hooded and has a hangman’s noose around his neck. ‘Hoodwinked’ has the significant value of You will find many references to the Holy Bible, great masons, a lucid description of Masonic emblems, and much light on the symbolism, history, and philosophy of Freemasonry. Chapters in this great Macoy book include: The Masonic Letter "G", The Square & Compass, The Cable-Tow, and much more/10(1). Collect Rare and Out-of-Print Books. All Editions of Masonic Symbolism of the Bible and Masonry. , Trade paperback. ISBN , Trade paperback Starting at $ Masonic Symbolism of the Blue Lodge Starting at $ Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow Starting at $ See More. Related Books. Masonic.


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Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow by Charles Clyde Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Even in Masonic lore the word cable-tow varies in form and use. In an early pamphlet by Pritard, issued inand meant to be an exposure Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book Masonry, the cable-tow is a called a “Cable-Rope,” and in another edition a “Tow-Line.”.

Masonic Symbolism Of The Cable Tow Paperback – Septem by Charles Clyde Hunt (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Charles Clyde Hunt. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks Masonic Symbolism: Charles Clyde Hunt 5/5(2). The first thing most of us do when encountering a new word, is reach for the nearest dictionary. Although other variations, such as Cable-length and Cable-laid were found, the word Cabletow, could not been found outside of Masonic publications, despite trying different spellings and different (older) dictionaries.

The Cable Tow. Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book The Cable Tow is a symbol of the First Degree and represents the candidates bond to his guide. In some esoteric circles it represents the umbilical cord. - Source: The Masonic Cable Tow is a part of the attire that Masonic candidates wear when he agrees to aid his brothers with all his power and strength, if it be within the length Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book his tow rope.

The length of the cable tow rope is symbolic of the first brother's abilities. The Cable Tow Angles Signs Circumambulation Origin of the Sabbath 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 pages, MB, PDF.

Scanned file. Great illustrations and explanations. Masonic Cable Tow – The Masonic Cable Tow is part of the dress of a candidate in which he agrees to go to the aid of a Brother with all his power and strength.” if it is Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book the length of his tow rope.

The length of rope is symbolic of the first brother’s abilities. The meaning, spelling, pronunciation and application of some of these words have Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book considerably in the past and even up to the present. Some of the pronunciations and spellings are now obsolete except for their usage in Masonic phraseology.

The study of these words and their Symbolic meaning will certainly enlighten and broaden the. Even in Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book 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 CABLE-TOW. The length of the Cable-Tow is frequently referred to in the language of Freemasonry, but many of the new Brothers do not understand its meaning. Formerly, a Cable-Tow was deemed to be the distance one could travel in an hour, which was assumed to be about three miles.

The Cable Tow. The cabletow, is purely Masonic in its meaning and use. As far back as we can go in the history Masonic Symbolism of the Cable Tow book 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.

THE CABLE TOW Ground Floor, New Plaridel Masonic Temple, San Marcelino Street, P. Box Ermita, Manila, Philippines Email: [email protected] Charity and humility presents a unique duality in the tenets of our Ancient Craft.

With one hand, a master mason extends his assistance and serves his fellowmen with the other; With. Masonic Symbolism A Course of Study Grand Lodge of Iowa A.

& A. Jerry L. Levay, Grand Master, – The need for a “new” course of study is, perhaps, greater today than it was years ago when Brother Sherer penned his concerns. We no longer use the 1st Section of.

Elsewhere in the ritual 'cable's length' is mentioned. The term 'cable's length' is a measure of length used at sea defined as being yards. A ship's cable can vary according to prevailing conditions of sea, wind, size of ship, weight of vessel to be towed and the length is given as, fathoms.

The manufacture of such cords, with reference to the number and color of threads entering into their composition, was the subject of sacred detail, to come directly to the fact that a thrice-turned cable tow or cord of three loops was one of the best known of ancient Hermetic emblems.

The Cable Tow The cable-tow is purely Masonic in meaning and use, but as with many Masonic symbols, it is rooted in antiquity. Vases from ancient Mexico have been unearthed that show candidates proceeding through a ceremony of initiation in which they are being taught a sign while wearing a noosed rope around their necks.

Breaking cabletow down, we find the word cable and tow. Webster’s lists three words in this context, namely tow-line, hawser, and cable. It defines a tow-line as “A small hawser, used to tow a ship”, a hawser as “A small cable; or a large rope, in size between a cable and a tow-line”, and a cable as “A large strong rope or chain, used to retain a vessel at anchor; composed of three.

In Mackey's Encyclopædia we may read: "The old writers define the length of a cable tow, which they sometimes called a 'cable's length,' to be three miles for an. 82 [paragraph continues] Entered Apprentice. But the expression is really symbolic, and, as defined by the Baltimore Convention in [a notable Masonic gathering], means the.

The phrases 'a cable's length,' and 'the length of my cable tow,' can be regarded as having the same meaning. A cable's length is variously given at, and fathoms, equal to, and yards; but the length of an actual towing cable varies with conditions of water and wind, with the size and weight. Design Your Own Custom Masonic Rings Library of Masonic Books & Authors Masonic Books Some Deeper Aspects of Masonic Symbolism by A.e.

Waite. The Cable-tow by Author Unknown. The Globes - A Masonic Lecture by Author Unknown. The Hand-book of The Chapter. The removal of the Cable-tow means that when a man becomes the master of himself he will keep the law instinctively, out of his own character, and not under compulsion.

The Lodge is a symbol of the world, more properly of the world of Masonry. heavier the burden and the rougher the sea, the longer the cable-tow that is necessary. Strange as it may seem, in stormy seas, a tug actually gives more secure guidance and direction with the longer cable-tow.

So, too, with our Masonic cable-tow: that bond that binds a Brother to his Lodge and to the Craft. What about the Brother who finds himself. The Dualistic Nature of Masonic Symbols: All occult symbolism is in fact dualistic in meaning or interpretation, in that, it has an exoteric or outward meaning (known to the masses) and an esoteric or hidden meaning (known only to the elect few).

Occultist Fredrick Goodman in his book 'Magical Symbols. Includes his thoughts on such Masonic symbols as the Square and Compasses and Euclid's 47th Proposition. The book also includes some early exposes of the Masonic Ritual.

A valuable book for the serious Edited by Arturo de Hoyos, 'Esoterika' is one of Albert Pike's lesser-known works/5. Full text of "The Cable-Tow" See other formats 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.

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 the symbols.

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 truths entrusted to the fraternity, and to seek harmony with his.

The Cable Tow. The Cable Tow is explained as follows: “I drew them with the cords of a man, with bonds of love.” Hosea, xi 4. The Cable Tow is thus a symbol of the cord of bond of Love, which should unite the whole fraternity.

Its length, or the length of your Cable Tow is the sacrifice you are willing to make on behalf of your brethren. Todd E.

Creason, 33° is the Founder of the Midnight Freemasons blog, and an award-winning author of several books and novels, including the Famous American Freemasons series. Todd started the Midnight Freemason blog inand in he opened it up as a contributor blog The.

An intriguing definition of the Cable Tow, is given by Carl Claudy in his book, “An Introduction to Freemasonry” and I quote “It is symbolic of the life cord by which the embryo receives life from the mother. It is the symbolic cord by which the Masonic infant is attached to his Mother Lodge.

– AN EXAMINATION OF THE MASONIC RITUAL. FOREWORD. – A NOTE ON MASONIC ORIGINS. III. – PREPARATION. (a) Divested of all metallic substances. (b) Hoodwinked. (c) Right arm, left breast, and knee made bare (d) Neither barefoot nor shod.

(e) A cable tow placed about his neck. – ADMISSION OF THE CANDIDATE. – THE CEREMONY OF File Size: KB. Symbolism Symbolism in its most basic sense means using one thing to represent another.

Words, signs, and gestures are all forms of symbols. Freemason, however, study symbolism in a deeper sense. Symbols are the representation or affirmation of a File Size: KB.

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By Carl H. Claudy Table of Contents Source Foreword Introduction Definition Early History Allegory And Symbols The Lodge Entered Apprentice "Suitable Proficiency" Ritual "Free Will And Accord" Initiation The Lodge As A Symbol Preparation Circumambulation Unity Secrecy Penalties The Great Lights Cable Tow The Lesser Lights Due Guard The Lambskin File Size: KB.

Explanation of the Symbolism of the Ceremony of Initiation Cable Tow placed around your neck was an emblem of the bondage which comes from ignorance, badge is the basis of all Masonic aprons and it is adorned to show the progress a Brother has made in the Craft. The badge is more ancient than the.

MASONIC INITIATION by W.L. Wilmshurst. Chapter II. THE CABLE-TOW These expositions are being offered in their present order with a purpose.

That purpose is to outline, as nearly and systematically as may be, the due sequence and progressive stages of the work of spiritual Craftsmanship or self-building. 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.

The Lost Key is a book for Freemasons, and explains the meanings of their symbols. Masons are members of a longstanding fraternal order that functions along the lines of a mystical brotherhood. A number of rituals are performed as one progresses up the ranks, usually in the form of an initiation.4/5(1).

The Origin of the Phrase "A Cable Tow's Length" in New Zealand Ritual. The Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge for Instruction of the Grand Lodge of A. F & A. of Ireland confirms that the wording of the ancient 'penalty' of their Obligation is.

in the rough sands of the sea, a cable tow's length from the shore. Meditations on Masonic Symbolism is Grand Master John R. Pdf reflective, scholarly exploration of the symbolism in the ritual of Freemasonry for Freemasons and non-Masons alike. While there is much to discover about the meaning of the hallmark Masonic symbols, there is nothing secret about Freemasonry's defining love for humanity.However, our ritual is download pdf upon Masonic legends connected with both Solomon and the Temple at Jerusalem, which has helped enrich the symbolism.

The Biblical passages regarding the Temple can be found in the First Book of Kings, Chapters 5 to 8, and the First Book of Chronicles, beginning in the second chapter.

THE ORIGIN OF OUR RITUALFile Size: KB.Masonic Service Association • Tel: () • Fax: () • Toll-free: ()