Part Two goes into detail about MASONIC astronomy, and the allegory of the seasonal death and resurrection of the Heavenly Sun. Chapter 5 shows Masonic astronomy in the architecture, words and ritual of Freemasonry. The relationship between the Masonic ritual and the symbols with the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem is revealed. Identification is made of the Masonic character of Hiram Abif, so important to the Masonic rituals and symbolism.
In Chapter 6, the astronomical allegory of the death and resurrection of God's Heavenly Sun is the key to most astronomical symbolism around the world. Other works give greater detail and focus far beyond the basics that Brown demonstrates for us in this foundational book, but the information given here is an excellent start.
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