Lutherans Informed about Lodges (LIL)
Gives some detailed information on the teachings and rituals of Freemasonry.
An excellent resource for anti-lodge information (books, tracts, videos, lodge rites) as well as complete rituals for the three basic degrees of Masonry.
A good history of Freemasonry which shows the relationship between Masonry and the occult.
Freemasonry and the American Revolution
Presents the true relationship between Freemasonry and the American Revolution.
A good summary of Masonry and its universalistic character.
Gives brief histories and descriptions of a number of “secret” lodges and similar organizations.
Religion of the Bible and of the Lodges
A summary of the WELS position on the lodges including: Eagles, Moose, Elks, Odd Fellows.
Church and the Lodge Disagree—A Lutheran Perspective
An excellent study by Rev. Walter Synder comparing Lutheran and lodge beliefs. It would be good for an adult (or teen) Bible class.
Question of the Attitude of the Church Toward the Lodge System
by C.H. Little, D.D., S.T.D.
C. H. Little taught in a predecessor church of the ELCA and the ELCC (in Canada). His comments demonstrate that it was not only theologians in the Synodical Conference (LCMS, WELS, ELS) who were concerned about this issue in the past.
Question of the Attitude of the Church Toward the Lodge System.html
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