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Rosicrucian Digest


Essenes

Volume 86 Number 2 2007

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

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Contents

Ancient Literature on the Essenes

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Image: Ancient Literature

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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Image: Queen of Qumran

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

Qumran

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

Qumran

Supplementary Web Articles

Secrets of the Hidden Scrolls

Ben Finger
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Image: Dead Sea Scroll

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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