Christian Kabbalah
The Renaissance saw the birth of Christian Kabbalah/Cabala (from the Hebrew קַבָּלָה "reception", often transliterated with a 'C' to distinguish it from Jewish Kabbalah and Hermetic Qabalah), also spe...
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Pico della Mirandola
Count Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ([dʒoˈvanni ˈpiko della miˈrandola]; 24 February 1463 – 17 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance philosopher. He is famed for the events of 1486, when at t...
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Johann Reuchlin
Johann Reuchlin (sometimes Johannes) (22 February 1455 – 30 June 1522) was a German-born humanist and a scholar of Greek and Hebrew, whose work also took him to modern-day France, Austria, Switzerland...
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Balthasar Walther
Balthasar Walther (1558 – c. 1631) was a Silesian physician and Christian Kabbalist of German ethnicity. Born in Liegnitz in modern Poland, Walther was a significant influence on the thought of the Ge...
Athanasius Kircher
Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (sometimes erroneously spelled Kirchner; 1602–1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, most notably in the fields of Or...
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Christian Knorr von Rosenroth
Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (July 15/16, 1636 – May 4, 1689) was a German Christian Hebraist and Christian Cabalist born at Alt-Raudten, today Stara Rudna in Silesia. After having completed his stud...
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Johan Kemper
Johan Christian Jacob Kemper (1670–1716), formerly Moshe ben Aharon of Kraków, was a Polish Sabbatean Jew who converted from Judaism to Lutheran Christianity. His conversion was motivated by his studi...
Adorján Czipleá
Adorján Czipleá (1639–1664) was a Hungarian Christian Kabbalist and mystic. Not much is known about his life except for the fact that in 1662 – after some years of formal education in his native count...
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Ramon Llull
Ramon Llull ([rəˈmon ˈʎuʎ]; c. 1232 – c. 1315), T.O.S.F. (Anglicised Raymond Lully, Raymond Lull; in Latin Raimundus or Raymundus Lullus or Lullius) was a Majorcan writer and philosopher, logician and...
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Rosicrucianism
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 pa...
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Egyptian hieroglyphics
Egyptian hieroglyphs (/ˈhaɪər.ɵɡlɪf/ HYR-o-GLIF; Egyptian: mdw·w-nṯr, "god's words") were a formal writing system used by the ancient Egyptians that combined logographic and alphabetic elements. Egypt...
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Adam Haslmayr
Adam Haslmayr (c. 1560–1630) – the first commentator of Rosicrucian manifestos. He called the revelation of Paracelsus the "Theophrastia Sancta".Adam Haslmayr was a public notary in Tyrol. In 1612 he ...
Herbert Aldersmith
Dr. Herbert Aldersmith F.R.C.S M.B. LSA (1847 – 24 March 1918) was an English physician and author known for his studies on pyramidology and British Israelism.
Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospita...
Christian Rosenkreuz
Christian Rosenkreuz (also spelled Rosenkreutz) is the legendary, possibly allegorical, founder of the Rosicrucian Order (Order of the Rosy Cross). He is presented in three manifestos that were publis...
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Emanationism
Emanationism is an idea in the cosmology or cosmogony of certain religious or philosophical systems. Emanation, from the Latin emanare meaning "to flow from" or "to pour forth or out of", is the mode ...
Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Henry Julius (German: Heinrich Julius) (15 October 1564 – 30 July 1613) was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and prince of Wolfenbüttel from 1589 until his death. In 1576 he had become the first rector of t...
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Egyptology
Egyptology (from Egypt and Greek -λογία, -logia. Arabic: علم المصريات‎) is the study of ancient Egyptian history, language, literature, religion, architecture and art from the 5th millennium...
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Johannes Nicolaus Furichius
Johannes Nicolaus Furichius (1602–1633) was a Franco-German neo-latin Imperial poet laureate, pharmacist, doctor of medicine and alchemist from Strasbourg.
Born 1602 to French Huguenot parents in ...
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Sacred Name Movement
The Sacred Name Movement (SNM) is a movement within the Church of God (Seventh-Day) in Christianity, propagated by Clarence Orvil Dodd from the 1930s, which claims that it seeks to conform Christianit...
Frater Rosae Crucis
Frater Rosae Crucis, abbreviated to F.R.C., is a title that the Ancient Mystical Order Rosæ Crucis (AMORC), a Rosicrucian organization, "awards" to its advanced members.AMORC awards the title to those...
Rosicrucian Monographs
The Ancient and Mystical Order Rosæ Crucis (AMORC), also calling itself the Rosicrucian Order, is a Rosicrucianist organisation based in, and primarily active, in the United States. AMORC claims to be...
Johannes Valentinus Andreae
Johannes Valentinus Andreae (August 17, 1586 – June 27, 1654), a.k.a. Johannes Valentinus Andreä or Johann Valentin Andreae, was a German theologian, who claimed to be the author of the Chymische Hoch...
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Johann Georg Schwarz
Johann Georg Schwarz (Иван Григорьевич Шварц; 1751–1784) was a philosophy professor at the Moscow University who headed the Russian branch of the Rosicrucian Society.A Transylvanian Saxon, Schwarz set...
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Antonia of Württemberg
Antonia of Württemberg (24 March 1613 – 1 October 1679) was a princess of the Duchy of Württemberg, as well as a literary figure, patroness, and Christian Kabbalist.
Born in Stuttgart in 1613, Pri...
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Francesco Giorgi
Francesco Giorgi Veneto (1466–1540) was a italian Franciscan friar, and author of the work De harmonia mundi totius from 1525. The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy describes him as 'idiosyn...
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De Arte Cabbalistica
De Arte Cabbalistica is a 1517 text by the German Renaissance humanist scholar Johann Reuchlin, which deals with his thoughts on Kabbalah. In it, he puts forward the view that the theosophic philosoph...
Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz
The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz (Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutz anno 1459) was edited in 1616 in Strasbourg, and its anonymous authorship is attributed to Johann Valentin Andr...
Tree of life (Kabbalah)
The Tree of Life, or Etz haChayim (עץ החיים) in Hebrew, is a classic descriptive term for the central mystical symbol used in the Kabbalah of esoteric Judaism, also known as the 10 Sephirot. Its diagr...
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