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

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Weiser Books, Sep 1, 1998 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 162 pages
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Christopher McIntosh chronicles the obscure and often elusive history of the Fraternity of the Rosy Cross - the Rosicrucians, a sect established by the mysterious Father Christian Rosenkreutz, whose body, it is said, was discovered preserved in a seven-sided vault, 120 years after his death.
 

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Interesting material on Samuel Richter and the R & AC, links pietism, alchemy, rosicrucianism.

Contents

Ancient Doctrines Rediscovered
1
The Esoteric Tradition in Germany
9
The Tubingen Circle
19
The Aftermath of the Manifestos
31
The Spread of Rosicrucianism
39
The Search for the Philosophers Stone
51
The Golden and Rosy Cross
63
A Rosicrucian Monarch
77
The Golden Dawn Its Antecedents and Offshoots
97
The Rosicrucian Adept in Literature
107
Modern Rosicrucian Movements
119
Rosicrucianism A NeverEnding Story
137
The Rose Croix of Heredom Degree
141
Selected Bibliography
145
Index
157
About the Author
163

The Revival in France
85

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