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The Masonic Roundtable is a weekly panel of Masons from around the United States who discuss the latest and greatest in Masonic news, events, scholarship, and happenings. Join the conversation!

The Masonic Roundtable is a weekly panel of Masons from around the United States who discuss the latest and greatest in Masonic news, events, scholarship, and happenings. Join the conversation!

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United States

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The Masonic Roundtable is a weekly panel of Masons from around the United States who discuss the latest and greatest in Masonic news, events, scholarship, and happenings. Join the conversation!

Language:

English

Contact:

765-276-7532


Episodes

The Masonic Roundtable - 0382 - Vouching for a Brother

5/19/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the concept of vouching for another brother and in what situations arise in Freemasonry where one needs to do so.

Duration:00:59:12

The Masonic Roundtable - 0381 - Your Bias Is

5/5/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the various categories of cognitive biases, and how we can work to recognize and limit them in conversations, arguments, and rhetorical exercises!

Duration:01:09:58

The Masonic Roundtable - 0380 - Getting it Rite: Growing in the Scottish Rite

4/28/2022
This week, the hosts of the Masonic Roundtable are joined by Brother Jacob Thompson to discuss all the new and updated happenings concerning education in the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry!

Duration:01:09:39

The Masonic Roundtable - 0379 - Death and Freemasonry

4/21/2022
This week, the hosts of the Masonic Roundtable are joined by Brother Robert Marshall to discuss the concept of Death in Freemasonry, certain symbols alluding to death and rising again, and what exactly is the thing that is dying in our rituals?

Duration:01:07:22

The Masonic Roundtable - 0378 - Corn, Wine & Oil

4/7/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the interpretations, meaning, and usages of one of the more memorable symbols contained within the Masonic Degrees: Corn, Wine, & Oil.

Duration:00:56:52

The Masonic Roundtable - 0377 - Politics "Within" The Craft

3/31/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable discuss the navigation and realities of politics "within" an organization such as Freemasonry; at the local level, at the Jurisdictional level, and at a National/International Level, and how this impacts the goals of the Craft.

Duration:01:01:55

The Masonic Roundtable - 0376 - A Deserving Brother: George Washington and Freemasonry

3/24/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable are joined by Brother Mark Tabbert, the Director of Collections at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, to discuss his new book on the Masonic life and legacy of Brother George Washington.

Duration:00:59:32

The Masonic Roundtable - 0375 - Jacobitism and Freemasonry

3/17/2022
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable delve into an often overlooked aspect of Masonic history with an in-depth look at the Jacobite period of history, and how it influenced the birth of Speculative Freemasonry

Duration:00:59:14

The Masonic Roundtable - 0374 - Decorum and Etiquette

3/10/2022
How should a Mason act at home, at work, in the community, and at lodge? Have any of those social norms evolved in the past 300 years? Does lodge culture and society have an impact on decorum? We'll get to the heart of the matter on this episode!

Duration:01:06:50

The Masonic Roundtable - 0373 - Technology and the Craft - Pros & Cons

3/3/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable discuss the positive, and negative aspects of utilizing technology in the Masonic enterprise, to include social media, surveys, mailing lists, ritual, virtual meetings, and other hot button items.

Duration:01:01:45

The Masonic Roundtable - 0372 - Generational Masonry

2/24/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable revisit the largest demographic of the craft. Learn what formed and impacted the Baby Boomer generation (born between 1946-1964) and how their values have been brought into the Craft, with the help of a VERY special guest host!

Duration:01:08:55

The Masonic Roundtable - 0371 - Morality and Dogma

2/17/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable discuss the idea that Freemasonry is a syncretic system, meaning many things to many people. But that doesn't mean there aren't specific teachings and requirements of faith from the members. Learn what makes Freemasonry unique and inviolable.

Duration:01:02:21

The Masonic Roundtable - 370 - Lodge Budgeting

2/3/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable change up the dialogue a bit and get into the ins and outs of Lodges and Budgeting. How to do it, why do you do it, and the importance of having financial plans, regardless of your Lodge's income will be discussed.

Duration:00:57:50

The Masonic Roundtable - 0369 - Politics and Religion

1/20/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable sit down with a very special guest, Brother Kevin Homan, to discuss the "dos and don'ts", as well as the conceptions and misconceptions about Politics and Religion as it relates to Masonic discourse.

Duration:00:58:05

The Masonic Roundtable - 0368 - Symbolism & The Creative Process w/ Ryan Flynn

1/13/2022
This week, the Knights of the Roundtable sit down with "THE" Masonic Renaissance Man of our era, Brother Ryan Flynn, to discuss symbolism, art, and how he brings us much symbolism in his art and works! Brother Ryan's work can be found most easily at his website: https://ryanjflynn.com

Duration:01:12:08

The Masonic Roundtable - 0367 - New Years Resolutions (Again)

1/6/2022
As we continue past another year of dealing with the craziness of our Brave New World, the Knights of the Masonic Roundtable bring you new observations, goals, and maybe some resolutions to carry us forward into 2022!

Duration:01:00:53

The Masonic Roundtable - 0366 - Winter Is Coming

12/16/2021
As we approach the feast of St. John the Evangelist, the Knights of the Masonic Roundtable will explore the many Winter celebrations that have influenced this Holiday season and Freemasonry.

Duration:00:52:00

The Masonic Roundtable - 0365 - Masonic Wonders of the World - Part 2

12/9/2021
This week, the Knights of The Masonic Roundtable return to this list after a 5-year gap to discuss special Masonic areas of interest that are on their "bucket list" of places to see someday.

Duration:01:01:01

The Masonic Roundtable - 0364 - All The Titles!

12/2/2021
This week the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable will discuss all the Titles, Honorifics, & Acronyms found on a Mason's business card or signature block. What do they all mean?

Duration:00:51:30

The Found Symbol - 10 - Resonance

11/18/2021
This week, the hosts of The Masonic Roundtable bring you the tenth and final episode of The Found Symbol, a deep dive into the symbolism behind the new Dan Brown series The Lost Symbol. This week, we're diving into "Resonance", the last episode in the new series. #TheLostSymbol

Duration:00:29:14