A Christian Rosenkreutz Anthology

Edited by Paul M. Allen

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A unique anthology presenting the life and work of Christian Rosenkreutz and his importance for our time.

Format:
hardback
Size:
280 x 220 mm
Publisher:
Lindisfarne Books
Subject:
Religion & Spirituality
Extent:
702 pages
ISBN:
9780893450090
Publication date:
07 Nov 2007

Description

This unique anthology presents the life and work of Christian Rosenkreutz and his importance for our time. Included are the 'true Rosicrucian writings' -- The Chymical Wedding; The Fame and Confession of the Fraternity of the Rosie Cross; The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians.

Also included are important writings by Robert Fludd, Thomas Vaughan, Hinricus Madathanus, Daniel Stolcius, Heinrich Khunrath, several lectures by Rudolf Steiner, and a list of references to Christian Rosenkreutz by Steiner.

Contains extensive editorial and reference notes and an annotated bibliography.

Table of Contents

Preface by Paul M. Allen
Introduction by Carlo Pietzner
The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, an essay by Rudolf Steiner (1917)
The English Translation of 'The Chymical Wedding' by Paul M. Allen
The Hermetic Romance, The Chymical Wedding, translated by Ezechiel Foxcroft (1690)
The Fame and Confession of the Fraternity of the Rosie Cross, translated by Thomas Vaughan (1652)

Illustrations, Series A
The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians, illustrated
Heinrich Khunrath's Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdom, illustrated
The Rosicrucian Brotherhood, by Robert Fludd (1629)
The Parabola, A Golden Tractate, by Hinricus Madathanus (c.1630)
The Holy Mountain, A Rosicrucian Allegory, by Thomas Vaughan (1651)

Illustrations, Series B
On the History of Christian Rosenkreutz, by Rudolf Steiner (1909)
Christian Rosenkreutz and the Temple Legend, by Rudolf Steiner (1904)
Johann Amos Comenius and the Temple of Pansophia, by Rudolf Steiner (1916)
Rosicrucianism, Karma, Reincarnation, by Rudolf Steiner (1911)
References to Christian Rosenkreutz in Lectures and Writings of Rudolf Steiner, compiled by Paul M. Allen

Illustrations, Series C
Castle Karlstein and Its Rosicrucian Connections, by Ita Wegman (1924)
An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles of Rosicrucian Interest, compiled by Paul M. Allen
The Pleasure Garden of Chymistry, illustrated, by Daniel Stolcius (1624)
A Catalogue of Rosicrucian Books, compiled by F. Leigh Gardner (1923)

Editorial and Reference Notes

Author

Paul Marshall Allen was an authority on the life and work of Rudolf Steiner and edited many of his books as well as A Christian Rosenkreutz Anthology. With his wife Joan deRis Allen, he co-authored Fingal’s Cave: the Poems of Ossian and Celtic Christianity; Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of the Creatures; and The Time Is at Hand!

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