The Rosicrucian Enlightenment

The Rosicrucian Enlightenment A History Of The Role That The Occult Has Played In The Formation Of Modern Science And Medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment Has Had A Tremendous Impact On Our Understanding Of The Western Esoteric Tradition Beautifully Illustrated, It Remains One Of Those Rare Works Of Scholarship Which The General Reader Simply Cannot Afford To Ignore. In the years leading up to the Thirty years war 1618 1648 as Catholic and Protestant princes vied for control of the Holy Roman Empire in the heart of Europe the age was extremely polarizing and ideological In this period famous for heresy and witchcraft trials a strange intellectual movement developed Certain treatises publish by the Brothers of the Rosy Cross, the Rosicrucians claimed to have tapped into ancient sources of knowledge This shadowy brotherhood which combined herme
Although written years before Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age, this book almost starts off where the other ended chronologically Yates reveals a forgotten chapter in history where a spiritual political movement rose around Friedrich, Elector Palatine, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter to James I of England, whom supporters hoped to install as King and Queen of Bohemia At the same time, a pair of anonymous manifestos were published proclaiming the existence of an hitherto invisible br Although written years before Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age, this book almost sta
I saw this book mentioned in a Brooklyn Rail article on Green Hermeticism and decided to pick it up Highly enjoyable writing that sheds actual historical light on a topic that is mired in new age dreck Yates traces the influence of Renaissance Hermetic Cabalistic Dee influenced thought through the early 1600 s and documents it s impact on the scientific revolution in Newton, Kepler and the Royal Society I very much enjoyed this book and I look forward to reading Yates other books on Renais I saw this book mentioned in a Brooklyn Rail article on Green Hermeticism and decided to pick it up Highly enjoyable writing that sheds actual historical light on a topic that is mired in new age
Not that easy of a read This is a orthodox type historian, and writes like it, but her conclusions are unorthodox and disturb established ideas about western history Highly recommended, but I helps to have some background in 16th and 17th European history to get what she is saying. Yates s reputation as the leading scholar of intellectual movements of the Renaissance period is well deserved This book offers significant analysis of the Rosicrucian manifesto s and the intellectual currents which inspired them The further study of historical developments in early seventeenth century Europe gives an even greater depth of understanding into the realities of the Brotherhood and how
Definitely an interesting read about an obscure and misunderstood movement Yates links early Rosicrucian manifestos as propaganda created to usher in the Protestant reign of Frederick V and Elizabeth Stuart of Bohemia Includes some r
A survey of some early modern thinkers, including pointing out how closely interconnected the study of magic and angels and science were. An historical journey into the occult roots of modern science and technology. Admittedly, I picked up this book because of my general interest in Western occultism, thinking it might bring light to some of the weirder parts of the Rosicrucian manifestos Thankfully, Yates ignores the black hole of trying to wrestle with the question of whether or not the Rosicrucians existed and instead traces the currents of thought that likely led to and from the three published works attributed to them She presents the argument that the manifestos of the early 1600 s
Challenges the traditional history of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment by exploring the role of ideas of magic and the occult In particular, it explores a movement known as the Rosicrucians, not the secret society popularized by the Da Vinci Code, but a historically real group of Protestant writers associated with the court of Frederick of Palatine just before the Thirty Years War Yates brings together strands of European history to make a compelling argument that the Scientific Challenges the traditional history of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment by exploring the role of ideas of magic and the occult In particular, it explores a movement known as the Rosicrucians, not the secret society popularized by the Da Vinci Code, but a historically real group of Protestant write

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  • Paperback
  • 333 pages
  • The Rosicrucian Enlightenment
  • Frances A. Yates
  • English
  • 11 November 2018
  • 0415267692