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Ritual, Secrecy and Civil Society

Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 2016

Published on in “History, History”, language — English. 50 pages.
The French Revolution was an event whose consequences extended well beyond France and lasted for the whole of the nineteenth century. Our first article examines a little-known episode showing the way religion was considered during those years. More
Thanks to the work of David Stevenson concerning Scotland in the seventeenth century, and to those of the research Lodge of the Quatuor Coronati, relating to England in the early eighteenth century, we know a little better how speculative freemasonry originated. However, aside from the chain of events that led to the creation of the modern Lodges, then the Grand Lodges, we still need to understand the origin of the intellectual and legendary corpus that they employed and which forged the... More

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