Originally published in 1919, Masonic scholar William Harvey, using a lot of biblical citations, writes about the history and symbolism of the pair of pillars, Jachin and Boaz, that stood in the first Temple in Jerusalem. They were either copper, brass, or bronze and were decorated with globes, network, and pomegranates.
Freestanding pieces of architecture, they are prominently featured in every mason's lodge room. Be they Doric, Corinthian, or Composite, the masonic pillars contain a rich history and diverse symbolism.
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