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Rosicrucian Digest
Volume 86 Number 2 2007


Exciting, interactive, multimedia issue! In addition to now being able to access the Rosicrucian Digest online, you may download podcasts of the articles as well as participate in online discussion groups related to the topics, and visit the webstore devoted to this issue..

This is the third in a series of thematic issues of the Rosicrucian Digest exploring sources that have contributed to the Rosicrucian tradition.


Ancient Literature on the Essenes
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The Mystery of the Essenes
Harvey Spencer Lewis
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Images: Portrait of Jesus; Rose Cross; Serpent and Cross; Illumined Serpent

Color Portrait of Jesus by H.S.L.
The Discovery and Publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., and Edward Cook
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Image: Cave at Qumran
Qumran Caves

Essene Lineage in California
Richard Schultz
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Images: Father Serra; The Carmel Mission; Carmel Mission; H.S.L. visits Carmel; Rosicrucians visit Carmel

Father Sierra

Balev Tahor:
The Blessing of the Wise
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Balev Tahor
Were John the Baptist or Jesus Essenes?
Robert Feather
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Images: John the Baptist; Icon of Christ Pantocrator; David and Solomon; Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek; Journey of the Holy Family in Egypt
Route of Holy Family through Egypt

The Importance of the Essenses, Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Stuart J. Malkin
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Images: The Caves at Qumran; Scriptorium at Qumran; Approaching Qumran; Cave at Qumran; Excavations; Classroom Area

Documents from the Modern Essene Movement
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Images: The Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer
The Ancient and Modern Essenes
Martina Hill
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Images: Qumran; Lake Moeris; The Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic
Supplementary Web Articles

Secrets of the Hidden Scrolls
Ben Finger
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Dead Sea Scroll
To the Temple of Alden
Royle Thurston
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Image: Old Carmel Mission
Temple of Alden
The Mystic Community of Essenes
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Image: Lake Moeris
Lake Moeris
The Two Ways and Egyptian Mythology
Dr. Fred G. Bratton
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Image: Initiatory Hallway
Initiatory Hall Way
Additional Literature on the Essenes
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Image: Josephus Flavius
Josephus Flavius
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