The recent actions of some grand lodges to withdraw recognition of others is based in the idea that there are certain principles,or Landmarks that are the foundational principles that define regularity. While we like to think of them as fixed and immovable, the truth is that they are highly variable and open to interpretation. In this episode, Eric and Jason discuss Landmarks and why they are important. They also discuss some different collections of landmarks and compare and contrast them.
For additional reading, see Paul Bessel’s excellent website.