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Commenting in old threads can be controversial. Some have strong views on it either way. I do see an issue with it when replying to people who have left the forum. There are different etiquettes on different forums AND with different users.
Thanks @Brother JStoffo
Read Both. Anderson's and Dermotts Constitutions also make interesting reading.
I was actually re-reading the Regius Manuscript just the other day.
As to the Hiram Key (Kight and Lomas) , it is an intellectual house of cards.
I think this has been resolved by posts above.
As an aside in Australia you rarely hear "Obedience"- more commonly "Constitution" or "Grand Lodge" or "Jurisdiction".
Seeing the word "Obedience" does not trigger concern in me. I've also learned "Grand Orient" and "Most Regular Grand Lodge" can...
I often see Bro Warrior's name on posts but he has not posted since Jul 31, 2021. I have been expecting him to pop up, but he has not in just over two years..
Do we know what happened to our Brother ?
I never corresponded with him via email. Reminders me of another Brother in the USA which I...
Hey ! We're not taking about logic here but rules - they don't always match :)
But a bit of Logic and thought might help :)
We don't define "Masonic communication" in our Rules 1 to 415 in Our Constitution or the Schedules which follow. But we have three Foundational Documents before Rule 1...
I agree with Bro Mike.. but at the end of the day,.. to keep my answer really simple, is what really and only counts which what your Grand Lodge says about which GL you do ad do not recognised..
And I wonder if "Masonic communication"is defined somewhere ?
We have music and songbooks for our degrees which are uniform throughout the state. Our Grand Lodge publishes them. Most of the times there are words set to the music in Degrees,. but also tune to cover a preambulation of a length designed to create a beat to move to and of a length to finish...