Re: Scouting and Freemasonry
Gino Lucrezi (lucrezi@IINF01.ING.UNIVAQ.IT.)
Thu, 6 Oct 1994 01:38:33 MET
> I heard somewhere that Rudyard Kipling was a friend of B-Ps and a Mason ,
> and that there is a Masonic significance to some of the passages in the
> Jungle Book. Not being a member myself I couln'd say , but it might be
> worth looking at , say " The Wolf Cub's Handbook " and " The Jungle Book
> " to see if this comment is borne out. I heard it from a friend who was a
> CSL and whose father was very active in Freemasonry , so there could be
> some truth in it.
I would be interested in knowing which parts of the JB have Masonic
symbols in them, so as to check wether they are much used in Cub
Scouting or not.
I'd say the chapter "The King's Ankus" is probably the most
significant (in symbolisms), and it is one of the least used in
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