Title Page

THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES by Manly P. Hall [1928, copyright not renewed] Start Reading For once, a book which really lives up to its title. Hall self-published this massive tome in 1928, consisting of about 200 legal-sized pages in 8 point type; it is literally...

Dedication

THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES AN ENCYCLOPEDIC OUTLINE OF MASONIC, HERMETIC, QABBALISTIC AND ROSICRUCIAN SYMBOLICAL PHILOSOPHY Being an Interpretation of the Secret Teachings concealed within the Rituals, Allegories, and Mysteries of all Ages By Manly P. Hall SAN...

Preface

p. 5 NUMEROUS volumes have been written as commentaries upon the secret systems of philosophy existing in the ancient world, but the ageless truths of life, like many of the earth’s greatest thinkers, have usually been clothed in shabby garments. The present...

Table of Contents

p. 7 DEDICATION 3 PREFACE 5 COLOR PLATES 9 ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT 11 INTRODUCTION 12 THE ANCIENT MYSTERIES AND SECRET SOCIETIES WHICH HAVE INFLUENCED MODERN MASONIC SYMBOLISM Ancient systems of education–Celsus concerning the Christians–Knowledge...

Introduction

p. 12 p. 13 PHILOSOPHY is the science of estimating values. The superiority of any state or substance over another is determined by philosophy. By assigning a position of primary importance to what remains when all that is secondary has been removed, philosophy thus...