"Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?" Gal. 4:16
The Witchcraft Side of Masonry
Issue Date: March/April 1997
By William Schnoebelen
There is something about the Lodge that has always attracted
sorcerers. The list of occultists and witches in the last
century who were Freemasons reads like a Who's Who of 20th
Arthur Edward Waite - occult writer and Masonic historian.
Dr. Wynn Westcott - member of the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia and
founding member of the occult Order of the Golden Dawn.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers - co-founder of the Golden Dawn.
Aleister Crowley - master satanist of this century and founder of the
anti-christ religion of Thelema.
Dr. Gerard Encaussť - (Papus) masterful author, teacher of the Tarot
and leader of the occult Martinistes society.
Dr. Theodore Reuss - head of the O.T.O., a German occult/satanic society
which made Crowley its head for the British Isles.
George Pickingill - the master warlock (male witch) of 19th century
England, leader of the "Pickingill covens."
Annie Besant - leader of the occult Theosophical society and Co-Masonic
hierarch. (Yes, there are female Masons!)
Alice Bailey - founder of the New Age organization, Lucis
(formerly Lucifer) Trust.
Bishop C. W. Leadbetter - Theosophist, mentor to the failed New Age
"Christ", Krishnamurti, and prelate in the occult
Liberal Catholic Church.
Manly P. Hall - Rosicrucian adept, author, founder of the
Philosophical Research Society.
Gerald B. Gardner - founder of the modern Wiccan (white Witchcraft)
Alex Sanders - self-styled "King of the Witches" in London and one of the most influential leaders of Wicca after Gardner.
Would you really wish to belong to an organization which
welcomed these powerful sorcerers into its midst with open
The Mason is "unequally yoked" together with all these
unbelievers and witches in rebellion to the Word of God
(II Corinthians 6:14-18). That alone is enough to knock
the spiritual stuffing out of any man!