Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?


Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?

(by Jonathan Dinsmore, Universal Freemasonry, November 20, 2019)

 

Contemporarily known as a time of fright, mystery, darkness, and macabre gaiety, most of us are at least cursorily aware that Halloween has its origins in ancient pagan tradition, and that it is the beginning of a three-day sacred festival later adapted by the church, as part of it’s strategy of absorption and re-branding of pagan traditions to adopt Northern Europeans into the fold. Let’s dive in and take a look at the history of the three-day festival of Allhallowtide, and it’s possible connection to the goals and principles of Freemasonry…

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Halloween: Origins, Traditions, and Masonry?

 

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