Is being a MASON anti-Christian?


#1

I read a book by a former Mason who says it indeed is…that Masonry is way too “relativistic”. I know the Catholic Church is against members being Masons. Do any Protestant denominations have a policy against Masonry? It sounds like it’s an organization that is serving to pull Christian members away from the One True Lord Jesus Christ. Any opinions or first-hand knowledge???


#2

No thoughts huh???:shrug:


#3

read what pope leo xiii said on freemasonry:

Humanum Genus


#4

Any Protestant religions comdemn FreeMasonry? Or is it just the Catholics? Thanks.


#5

DonnyBlake,

As you might know, it’s very hard to generalize about Protestant bodies, but I believe the Missouri Synod Lutherans and the Presbyterian Church in America discourage or prohibit Masonic memberships, at least among leaders and clergy.


#6

A few mainstream Protestant denominations, like the Missouri Synod Lutherans and some Southern Baptist congregations are anti-Masons, but most, like the Episcopalians, Methodists, Presbyterians, Disciples of Christ, American Baptists and non-Missouri Synod Lutherans do not oppose Masonry. Many Protestant clergymen are Masons - here in Kansas, the Grand Chaplain is an Episcopal Minister.

Most of the Pentecostal and Fundamentalist Protestants are anti-Mason.

The Jews generally don’t oppose Masonry.

We all know the Catholic position is on this subject.


#7

I know one ex-Mason, he became a Friend, and since Friend’s do not perform oaths, he left the Masons when he became convinced.


#8

Protestants are so divided that one cannot really say if they approve or don’t appove. What’s the point in finding a Protestant community that says one way or the other? Besides, there’s no way to know how long they’d support/not support it.


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