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the theological doctrine that venerates the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and redemption

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We know that he succeeded in his calculation and the Rosicrucian order was eventually formed.
She was a member of the Rosicrucian Order in California and Oregon.
For example, Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin, one of the most influential figures of the post-Enlightenment occult revival, was a major influence on the counterrevolutionary thinker Joseph de Maistre; Stanislas de Guaita, the founder of the revived Rosicrucian order of the fin-de-siecle, was a childhood friend of the writer Maurice Barres, a key figure in the integralist new Right of the late nineteenth century; and Gaston Mery, founder of the occult journal L'Echo du Merveilleux, was a former collaborator on La Libre Parole, a journal edited by the radical anti-Semite Edouard Drumont.
Case, Paul Foster, 1985, The True and Invisible Rosicrucian Order.
But Mao writes as if his readers were members of some Rosicrucian order to which only he and a few others hold the magical key.
He took the title of his book from Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's "Axel," a young man who inhabits a half-Gothic, half-Wagnerian castle in the Black Forest, where he gives himself up to the isolated study of alchemy and prepares to receive the mysteries of the Rosicrucian order.