A Christian Rosenkreutz Anthology Compiled and Edited by Paul M. Allen
A Christian Rosenkreutz Anthology Compiled and Edited by Paul M. Allen, published in 1974. This anthology includes The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians, The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, The Fame and Confession of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, The Pleasure Garden of Chymistry, and important writings on the Rosicrucians by Robert Fludd, Thomas Vaughan, Hinricus Madathanus, Daniel Stolcius, Heinrich Khunrath, Rudolf Steiner, and others. Includes a wealth of rare illustrations – 149 in total. Christian Rosenkreuz is the legendary, perhaps allegorical, founder of the Rosicrucian Order (Order of the Rose Cross), presented in the three Manifestos published in the early 17th century. Rosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society said to have been founded in late medieval Germany by Christian Rosenkreuz. It holds a doctrine or theology built on esoteric truths of the ancient past , which, concealed from the average man, provide insight into nature, the physical universe and the spiritual realm. Oversize hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear and chipping to jacket.