Rosicrucian


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a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society

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a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore

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Symbolism appears in its many guises by artists both in synch and at odds with Peladan's Rosicrucian tenets at the Salon de la R+C.
(53) For the sake of symbols, one can claim that the Rosicrucian Fraternity was created in 1616 and Freemasonry in 1717.
(The poet: a fragment; Keats 1994: 297) The idea that the poet is the equal of kings and beggars points in the direction of Freemasonry and Rosicrucian thought: equality and brotherhood were main tenets of this school of thought, as pointed out by Wunder (2008: 73).
And again, we see that a shared mysticism (in this case, Rosicrucian) informs both scientific and religious methodologies: by "Rosicrucian mysticism," Martin "propose[s] a variety of religious experience that is intuitive, and that the intuition in question is focused on the natural world and arises from a simultaneously scientific and religious contemplation of nature" (109).
Some themes explored include the Wandering Jew, the Rosicrucian Gothic Wanderer, and women characters in Gothic literature.
Marie-Anne Adelaide Lenormand, and later still, commented on by magical (and Hermetic, Rosicrucian, and Masonic) luminaries such as Eliphas Levi, Arthur Edward Waite, Aleister Crowley, and so on (Dummett 1980; Decker and Dummett 2002; Farley 2009).
In this, Ziolkowski begins his examination of conspiracy and response with the mysterious cults of antiquity, in which people who felt they were somehow under the interdiction of other people banded together to resist then, he moves to the case of the Order of the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages (and beyond), the Rosicrucian's of the post-Reformation, the lodges of the Enlightenment, secret societies of romantic socialism, modern variations, the case of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, and then he slips in an account of postmodernism, which apparently has enough conspiracies and counter-conspiracies to float a battleship.
The heads of the central banks of France and Germany were sometimes included in the meetings, which Norman's biographer, John Hargrave, described as "more secret than any ever held by Royal Arch Masons or by any Rosicrucian Order."
This is not a deranged portrait of Deleuze the Secret Rosicrucian, but a serious and brilliant study of a heterodox lineage largely ignored in Deleuze studies.
In fact, the prevailing popularity of hermeticism and occult studies, further promoted as such by Bruno at Wittenberg, and also carried out at Germany's other universities such as Tubingen and Heidelberg, led in the early seventeenth century to a major occult and mystical movement, called "the Rosicrucian enlightenment" or "the Rosicrucian movement".
The Church and its associations control the international banking system, they run secret societies which are being used to influence and control independent states (Knights of Malta, the Freemasons, the Knights of Columbus, the Jesuits, the Theosophists, and Rosicrucian etc).
The narrative subject of Forced Music is reputedly based on a "Rosicrucian" story by Rossetti's friend Theodore Watts-Dunton (1832-1914), but the story has not previously been identified.
Early on, Underhill was a member of (as Carol Poston says) "the Hermetic Society of the Golden Dawn, a Christian Rosicrucian Society" (2), where she was friends with Arthur Machen.
Principe and Newman have questioned such an "adoption, frequently unwitting, of principles derived from nineteenthcentury occultism, which have become widespread tenets in the historiography of alchemy", though they do acknowledge that there were indeed "mystical brands of alchemical thought propounded by Heinrich Khunrath and the Rosicrucian enthusiast Robert Fludd" in the 16th and 17th centuries (Principe & Newman 2001, 385-386).
Novikov' (A Rosicrucian utopia: Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, and Illuminism in 18th-century Russia: q]ae circle of N.I.