When you think about the history of Masonry, what comes to mind? Do you picture operative Masons carefully designing Europe’s breathtaking cathedrals, or do you imagine their speculative colleagues, finding complex philosophical meanings through these forays into architecture?
At this year’s California Masonic Symposium, “The Emergence of Speculative Masonry,” Masonic scholars will investigate the integration of the operative and speculative worlds. The topic is derived from the research of this year’s Henry Wilson Coil lecturer, A. Trevor Stewart, Ph.D.
Dr. Stewart will be joined by a panel of esteemed Masonic colleagues, including: