The Rosicrucians: The History, Mythology, and Rituals of an Esoteric Order (Paperback)

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This scholarly work traces the mysterious Fraternity of the Rosy Cross, from its inception upon the discovery of Father Christian Rosenkreuz's perfectly preserved body in a sevensided vault to presentday organizations in America. McIntosh includes a survey of Rosicrucianism in America, exploring the latter day survivals of Bacon's New Atlantis. Perfect for students of the Western Mystery tradition who want an introduction to Rosicrucianism, with good resources for further study.

About the Author


Christopher McIntosh is a writer and historian specializing in the esoteric traditions of the West. He was for several years on the faculty of the Centre for the Study of Esotericism at Exeter University. He lives in Bremen, Germany.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780877289203
ISBN-10: 0877289204
Publisher: Weiser Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 1998
Pages: 162
Language: English