A research bibliography
"We can make no plainer a statement than to simply say that :Freemasonry is simply a fraternityan organization of men banded together to further improve themselves ethically and morally and to benefit the community at large."
For further information on masonic critics we would suggest reading the
following publications or visiting the Anti-masonry FAQ.
A Pilgrims Path
by John J. Robinson,
Hard cover. The most widely read and highly publicized masonic book of recent years.
Is It True What They Say About Freemasonry?
by Art deHoyos & S. Brent Morris,
Soft cover, 59 pages. An excellent tool to use when answering some of the more vitriolic anti-masons.
Fundamentalism & Freemasonry:
The Southern Baptist Investigation of the Fraternal Order
by Gary Leazer, PhD,
The author was not, at the time of writing, a Freemason. Overcoming dictates of anti-masons, he came up with a favourable opinion of our fraternity.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
by Richard P. Thorn, MD,
Hard bound, 243 pages. Excellent treatment of religion and Freemasonry from a medical missionary, fundamentalist Christian and Past Master.
The Clergy and the Craft
by Dr. Forrest D. Haggard,
Soft cover, 159 pages. A nationally known minister and Past Grand Master gives his views.
The Courts and Freemasonry
by Alphonse Cerza,
Hard bound, 105 pages. Responses to those who belittle Freemasonry, written by judges, not by Freemasons.
Pocket History of Freemasonry
by Fred L. Pick & G. Norman Knight, revised by Frederick Smyth,
Soft cover, 359 pages. Christopher Haffner tells us: "No one ought to dare to write any masonic research paper without having read and thoroughly absorbed the first five or six chapters."