In Joe Swick's Ideal World (call it my personal fantasy), the term
"unrecognized" would refer to those bodies that your Grand Lodge does not
recognize, witholding judgment on the "regularity" of work. "Irregular and
unrecognized" would be a stronger term, used of those bodies which in the
opinion of your own Grand Lodge, have no legitimate link to a historical
Masonic body, or which otherwise does not perform "regular" ritual work.
While my language could be tightened up a bit, I would suggest that by such
> On Wed, 01 Jan 2003 05:08:50 GMT, drjo...@uci.net (David R. Jones)w++++ O---- M--(+) V? PS+++ Y+ PGP-- t* 5 X- R* tv+++ b++ DI+++ D G e* h----
> > Did regularity for past initiations come with that? Different
> Insofar as regularity determines rights of visitation (as in
> Until a few years ago, Prince Hall Masonry in California was
> > Does the loss
> Yup! If amity is dissolved, there may be no intervisitation between
> >Does amity confer regularity on those we once thought irregular?
> Yup. If we recognize them, they are - by definition - regular.
> >In the present
> Not really. The archives of any Grand Lodge will show who was
> Brother Gene .*.
> And in case I don't see ya' - Good Afternoon, Good Evening and Good Night!
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