The Temple Publishers, Inc.

(336) 260-8006


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 at one time, 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 School of Graphic Arts, at the Masonic Home for Children, in Oxford, NC.

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Introduction to Freemasonry

Three volume set, to be given to candidates after each degree.

1 - 9 sets

10 - 100 sets

The Master's Book

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

The Lost Keys of Freemasonry

The essence and history of the craft in a very intelligent and informative matter, which gives the initiated much insight into the deeper symbolism and origins behind the rituals performed in the Blue Lodge.

Old Tiler Talks

Anecdotes and lessons learned from sitting outside the door.

About Us

After a conversation with his father in 1986, Don Kehler petitioned Bula Lodge #409 in Burlington, NC, and was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason by his father on July 21, 1986. He has served as Master and Secretary of Bula Lodge, Grand Lecturer, District Deputy Grand Master, District Deputy Grand Lecturer, and has served on the Grand Lodge committees on Personnel, Jurisprudence and Finance, as well as, the Board of Custodians and the Board of General Purposes. Don has served on the Board of Directors for the Masonic Home for Children and Whitestone, a Masonic and Eastern Star community. Additionally, he has served as the Secretary of the Greensboro Valley of the Scottish Rite, as well as the Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star. Don is also a member of the Amran Shrine Temple and the Greensboro York Rite Bodies.

In 2017, he was appointed to the progressive line of Grand Lodge Officers by A. Gene Cobb, Jr., Past Grand Master 2017. Don was installed as Grand Master of Masons, AF&AM, for the State of North Carolina in December, 2023.

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