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The Rosicrucian enlightenment revisited

The Rosicrucian enlightenment revisited

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: Hudson, NY : Lindisfarne Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A gathering of well-informed scholars provides a sober, sensible, and fascinating overview of the history of the Rosicrucian movement, still one of the most controversial and least understood byways of European philosophy and thought. The volume includes four of the foundational documents of the original Rosicrucians from the early 17th century and carries the Rosicrucians' influence down to the later 19th  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Matthews
ISBN: 0940262843 9780940262843
OCLC Number: 40848495
Description: xvii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Grail and the Rose / John Matthews --
The meaning of the Rose Cross / Christopher Bamford --
The Rosicrucian prelude : John Dee's mission in Central Europe / Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke --
The deepest of the Rosicrucians : Michael Maier / Joscelyn Godwin --
Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Rudolf II and the Prague hermetic renaissance / Robert Powell --
The twelfth adept : Michael Sendivogius in Rudolfine Prague / Rafał T. Prinke --
The Rosicrucian afterglow : the life and influence of Comenius / Clare Goodrick-Clarke --
The Rosicrucianism resurgence at the Court of Cromwell / Paul Bembridge --
The Rosicrucian legacy / Christopher McIntosh.
Responsibility: John Matthews [and others] ; introduction by Ralph White.


A collection of writings based on the Rosicrucian Enlightenment, a movement which went underground during the Thirty Years' War and lives on today as part of contemporary spiritual movements.  Read more...


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'For readers new to the subject and not already conversant with Rosicrucian history, editor Ralph White's Introduction and Christopher McIntosh's very straightforward chapter "The Rosicrucian Legacy" Read more...

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