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Rosicrucianism

[roh-zi-kroo-shuh-niz-uh m, roz-i-]
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noun
  1. the practices or principles of Rosicrucians.

Origin of Rosicrucianism

1730–40; rosicrucian + -ism
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Historical Examples

  • It is not my business, however, to write a history of Rosicrucianism.

    Witch, Warlock, and Magician

    William Henry Davenport Adams

  • De Quincey does not hesitate for a moment in deciding as to the identity between Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry.

  • Rosicrucianism was not the beginning but a link in the long chain connecting Freemasonry with far earlier secret associations.

  • How, then, can it be said that there was "no traceable connexion between Freemasonry and Rosicrucianism?"

  • That Rosicrucianism forms an important link in the chain of the secret tradition is therefore undeniable.