Jacques Simon is Lieutenant Grand Commandeur of the Suprême Conseil pour la France du Rite Ecossais Ancien et Accepté. A noted historian of this rite, he has published several books on this ritual, the most practiced in the world.
After training as a researcher and engineer, Jacques Simon devoted his professional life to space, within the framework of the French Space Agency and the National Center for Space Studies. Having joined Freemasonry more than 40 years ago, he mainly practiced the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite.
Among his publications can be found: Ritual of the first three degrees according to the Anciens Cahiers 5829 (Éditions de la Hutte); Operative and Speculative Path (Scottish Tradition); Brief history of the Great Architect of the Universe (Scottish Tradition); And yet it moves… ! From Geocentrism to Heliocentrism (Salix).
Axes de recherche :
- History of the Scottish Rite in France.
- The old rituals of the Scottish Rite
- Operative masonry and Speculative Masonry