TN Academy of Masonic Knowledge–Level 2 Certification

Nine (9) MEU’s required for certification. To provide for a variety of individual interests/study for Masonic leaders, the nine MEU’s will be earned from the Level II list.




Read and submit an Evaluation Report for three of the books listed below

1 per book


ELECTIVE MEU’s:Read additional books from the Recommended Books List or other Masonic books and submit Evaluation Reports for them

1 per book


Attend Tennessee Lodge of Research or a Masonic research meeting, and submit an Evaluation Report

½ MEU per session


Present a Masonic Education program to any Masonic Body or to a public gathering. (20 minutes or longer)

1 for each different presentation


Compose a Masonic article, suitable for publication. (1000 words minimum)*

1 for each article


Required Reading (pick three):

  • Huss, The Master Builders, (3 Volumes – one credit for each volume)

  • Bullock, Revolutionary Brotherhood

  • Haggard, The Clergy and the Craft

  • Roy, Stalwart Builders – G.L. of Mass., 1735-1970

  • Leaser, Fundamentalism and Freemasonry

  • Thorn, The Boy Who Cried Wolf

  • DeHoyas & Morris, Is it True What They Say About Freemasonry?

  • Johnson, The Beginnings of Freemasonry in America

  • Coil, Freemasonry Through Six Centuries

  • G.L. of England, Grand Lodge of England 1717 – 1967

  • Smith, Douglas, Working the Rough Stone: Freemasonry and Society in Eighteenth-Century Russia, Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 1999

  • Jasper Ridley, The Freemasons

  • The Templars: The History and the Myth: From Solomon’s Temple to the Freemasons by Michael Haag

  • The Craft: A History of English Freemasonry by John Hamill

  • Masonic Membership of the Founding Fathers by Ronald E. Heaton

  • Washington: The Man and the Mason by Charles H. Callahan

  • Freemasonry in American History by Allen E. Roberts

  • House Undivided: The Story of Freemasonry & the Civil War by Allen E. Roberts

  • Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730… by Steven C. Bullock

  • Records of the hole crafte and fellowship of Masons by Edward Conder

Suggested subjects for level elective reading:

  • Freemasonry and religion – factual information; Freemasonry’s response to critics; Freemasonry and the world; Freemasonry and our nation.

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