INTRODUCTION TO JACOB’S LADDER

The introduction of Jacob's ladder into the symbolism of The Mystical Court is to be traced to the vision of Jacob, which is thus substantially recorded in the twenty-eighth chapter of the Book of Genesis: When Jacob, by the command of his father Isaac, was journeying toward Padanaram, while sleeping one night with the bare … Continue reading INTRODUCTION TO JACOB’S LADDER

JACOB’S LADDER

Research Author Sir Godfrey Gregg OHPM, ROMC When this symbol, which is taken from Jacob's Vision (Genesis 28), was introduced into English Speculative Freemasonry is not exactly known. But we find allusions to it a little after the middle of the last [18th] century. It has always been a symbol of Spiritual Baptist and The … Continue reading JACOB’S LADDER