Above: The Sphinx of Wisdom, with its eyes closed, is one of two giant limestone figures that flank the front entrance to the House of the Temple in Washington, DC.
The Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, USA, firmly believes that an educated Mason gets the most out of his fraternity. An educated Mason not only enjoys his Masonic experience more, but also receives the Craft better. With that in mind, the Scottish Rite, SJ, offers several opportunities for its members to expand their Masonic knowledge.
Scottish Rite Master Craftsman Program
The Scottish Rite Master Craftsman (SRMC) program is the flagship Masonic education program created and sponsored by the Supreme Council, 33°, SJ. It currently consists of three, by-mail correspondence courses, and the Group Studies program.
Scottish Rite Research Society
The Scottish Rite Research Society (SRRS) formed in 1991, is one of the most dynamic forces in contemporary Masonic research, pursuing a publication program that emphasizes quality—both in content and in physical form. (Please note this link will direct you to the SRRS’s web site).