THE ROSICRUCIANS THEIR RITES & MYSTERIES, Jennings 6th, 1915 ALCHEMY FREEMASONRY
THE ROSICRUCIANS: THEIR RITES AND MYSTERIES — by Hargrave Jennings — Illustrated by Upwards of 300 Engravings and 12 Full Page Plates — 6th Edition, 1915
Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London (1915)
Sixth edition from 1915 of THE ROSICRUCIANS: THEIR RITES AND MYSTERIES, by Hargrave Jennings. Hargrave Jennings (1817-1890) was a British Freemason, Rosicrucian, author on occultism and esotericism, and amateur student of comparative religion. 464 pages, followed with 12 full-page plates. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for very minor creasing on the top corner of the front and back boards, with light overall shelfwear. Philosophers Book Shop label on bottom corner of front board. The pages are crisp and clean, and free of interior markings, save for slight top corner creasing to the first five pages. Please see below for Contents!
- Critics of the Rosicrucians Criticized - Singular Adventure in Staffordshire - Insufficiency of Worldly Objects - The Hermetic Philosophers - An Historical Adventure - The Hermetic Brethren - Mythic History of the Fleur-De-Lis - Sacred Fire -Theolosophy of the Persians - Ideas of the Rosicrucians as to the Character of Fire - Monuments Raised to Fire-Worship in all Countries - Druidical Stones and Their Worship - Inquiry as to the Possibility of Miracle - Can Evidence be Depended Upon? - Examination of Hume's Reasoning - Footsteps of the Rosicrucians Amidst Architectural Objects - The Round Towers of Ireland - Prismatic Investiture of the Microcosm - Cabalistic Interpretations by the Gnostics - Mystic Christian Figures and Talismans - The "Rosy Cross" in Indian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Medival Monuments - Myth of the Scorpion, or the Snake, in its Many Disguises - Ominous Character of the Colour "White" to English Royalty - The Beliefs of the Rosicrucians-Meaning of Lights and of Commemorative Flambeaux in all Worship - The Great Pyramid
- History of the Tower or Steeple - Presence of the Rosicrucians in Heathen and Christian Architecture - Rosicrucians Amidst Ancient Mysteries and in the Orders of Knighthood - Rosicrucianism in Strange Symbols - Connection Between the Templars and Gnosticism - Rosicrucian Origin of the Order of the Garter - Rosicrucian Supposed Means of Magic Through Signs, Signals, and Figures - Astro-Theosophical System of the Rosicrucians -The Alchemic Magisterium