"Always have I taught immortality, and even as I raise men from darkness into light, I am a way of life.  I am a Freemason."


~Ray V. Denslow- Grand Master, Missouri, 1931



Welcome to The Temple Publishers, Inc., your online source for Masonic books.  The Temple Publishers, Inc. is proud to own the exclusive copyrights to  Carl H. Claudy's well known "Introduction to Freemasonry" three volume series. Other Claudy titles include "The Master's Book," and "Old Tiler Talks," among others.


These timeless works are valuable tools for perpetuating Masonic education, and preserving Masonic history.  Previously out of print, these classic books are available again, through this online store.


For over 80 years, thousands of Masons in North Carolina have been presented the “Introduction to Freemasonry” by MWM Carl H. Claudy, as the first step in their Masonic Education. Out of print for several years, these books are available again for presentation to candidates moving through the degrees. They make a helpful addition to the “System of Masonic Education” that is recommended by the Board of Custodians here in the State of North Carolina.


Our books are printed by the printshop at the Masonic Home for Children, in Oxford, NC.


About Us


The Temple Publishers, Inc. is owned and operated by Don Kehler, of Greensboro, NC.  Don has served as the District Deputy Grand Master of the 22nd Masonic District, a Past Grand Lecturer and member of the Board of Custodians, AF&AM of North Carolina, and is currently serving as Grand Marshal.


In 2010, Don purchased The Temple Publishers, as well as the exclusive copyrights to all of Carl H. Claudy’s  Masonic works.  His goal is to help perpetuate Masonic education, and to preserve Masonic history.  Additionally, our books are printed by the School of Graphic Arts at the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, NC, providing support to that worthy institution as well.



The Master's Book

Carl H. Claudy


Written by an inspired Craftsman, The Master's Book contains many helpful guidelines for the Master of the Lodge.



Introduction to Freemasonry

Carl H. Claudy

(sold as a three volume set)


This set contains one book for each degree.  Please email us to order 3 of any single volume.

set pricing

Coach's Pack


Save 25% off retail value with the Coach's Pack.  Pack includes one of each book that we carry.



The Old Past Master

Carl H. Claudy


"Masonry teaches the young and untried brother to apply to his elder brethren for instruction in the art..."



Prince Hall & His Followers

George W. Crawford, 32º


A History of Prince Hall Masonry"




Old Tiler Talks

Carl H. Claudy


"...the old Tiler sits again before the door of his lodge, there to repeat the tales which made him liked so long ago..."



A Master's Wages

Carl H. Claudy


"...attempts to put in the tongue of everyday life, some of the principles  and practices of modern Freemasonry..."



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