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Volume 14 (2020)


Volume 14 2020

Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Robert Fludd's Three Lines of Vision in the Body


Adler and Shakespeare – Life Coach, Visionary, Leader
by Christopher Eriksson, PhD

Shades of Skin, Shades of Power: Social Constructionism as the Grand Theory for the Structure/Agency and Reality/Identity Conundrums
by Yuri Tertilus Jadotte, MD, PhD, MPH

Liposomal Vitamin C as a Vindication of an Old Idea
by Lucie Kotlarova, PharmD

An Examination of the Association of Subjects’ Exposure to Contact Healing Treatments to Selected Physiological Outcomes: A Pre-test/Post-test Study Design
by Sixth Degree Research Team, Rosicrucian Order AMORC (Nosa Orobaton, MD, DrPH; Hugh McCague, PhD; Bryan Young, MD, FRCPC; and Shelley Higgins, MA)

The Alchemical World of Oz
by Timothy J. Ryan

The Brain-Mind as a Networked Entity: A Medical Case Study in Consciousness
by G. Bryan Young, MD, FRCPC (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Canada)


Tibetan Sand Mandalas: Creating a Harmonic World
by Dottie K.H. Alt, MSSc

Previous Issues

Volume 13 (2019)

Volume 12 2018

Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Robert Fludd’s Rose and Cross

Volume 12 2018


The Gnostic Coptic Apocalypse of Paul: A Powerful Gnostic Witness
by Steven A. Armstrong, MA, MAHum, MDiv

A Green Fairy in a Monastery Garden?
by Peter R. Bindon, Australian Ethnography Institute; and Jean-Paul Raynal, Arché-Logis / CDERAD, (Centre de Documentation et de Recherche archéologique Départemental)

The Voynich Manuscript: A New Perspective on a 600-Year-Old Mystery
by Chris Kunferman

P.D. Ouspensky and Esotericism in the New Testament
by Douglas J. Meyer, BA

The Widespread Implications of a Nano-Bio Communication System
by Seppo Vainio, Professor of Developmental Biology, Oulu University

Defining the Psychic Body
by G. Bryan Young, MD, FRCPC; Ingrid A. Hutchinson-Young, BEd, MA; Hugh McCague, PhD; and Peter C. Blanco


Shakespeare’s Veiled Advocacy of Religious Tolerance in Twelfth Night
by Maureen Richmond, MA

Cover Image: Photo of the mural of Robert Fludd's Rose and Cross at the Rosicrucian Cultural Center in New York City. Photo by AMORC. All Rights Reserved.

Volume 12 (2018)

Volume 12 2018


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Michael Maier’s Atalanta Fugiens


De la fermeture des écoles d’Athènes au Concile de Constantinople II : la répudiation d’une tradition antique
par Thierry Guinot, PhD

English version of the text from the Review Process:
From the Closure of the Schools of Athens to the 2nd Council of Constantinople: Repudiating a Tradition Dating Back to Antiquity
by Thierry Guinot, PhD

On the Mysteries of Organic Organisation: The Microcosm and Macrocosm
by Daniel Harris, BSc, MRes

Fourier Analyses of Certain Mystical Vowel Sound Intonations using PRAAT software
by James Schwonek, MSCIS, SB; Ranjie Singh, PhD; Olisa Okanime, PhD; and Nancee McCraw

Musical Scales from Pythagoras to Dr. H. Spencer Lewis
by Robert Waggener, PhD; Lawrence Murray; and Doss McDavid, PhD


Bulwer-Lytton’s Zanoni: A Victorian Adventure in Consciousness
by Maureen Richmond, MA

Cover Image:  Colored image of Emblem 21 from Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens (c) 2018 by Adam McLean. All Rights Reserved.

Volume 11 (2016)


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: The New Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz


The Perfect Fifth -- The Science and Alchemy of Sound
by John Beaulieu, ND, PhD

The Roots of a Science of Consciousness in Hermetic Alchemy
by Dennis William Hauck, PhD

The Pattern That Connects
by Eleanor MacGregor, BA, MA

The Use of Virtual Reality as a Meditative Neurotechnology
by Ranjie Singh, PhD; Paula Rayo; and K. Nirvana Singh


The Scientific Method and Psi Research
by Patricia Downes, EdD; Shelley Higgins, MA; Frank Hutchinson, EdD; Allen Jackson, PhD; Sara Petty, PhD; Othel Rolle, PhD; and Ranjie Singh, PhD

Volume 10Volume 10 (2014)


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: The College of the Fraternity


Searching for the Cosmic Quintessence: How Alchemists Meditated in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
by Dennis William Hauck, PhD

Preliminary Experiments on Contact Healing, Breathing Exercises, Sounds and Their Responses
by the Sixth Degree Research Team, Rosicrucian Order, AMORC
(Hugh McCague, PhD and Bryan Young, MD, with contributions from Donna Bella, Shelley Higgins, Wendy Keslick, Nosa Orobaton, and Dave Stein)

The Non-dual Root of Science and Religion
by Thomas J. McFarlane, MS, MA

Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Secret of the Holy Grail
by Douglas J. Meyer, BA

Cardiovascular Disease in the Western World – an Overlooked Risk Factor
by Raymond A. Schep, DSc

Cover Image: The Invisible College of the Rosicrucians,Theophilus Schweighardt Speculum sophicum rhodo-stauroticum, 1618. Color version copyright © 2014 Adam McLean. 

Volume 9Volume 9 (2012)


Letter from the Editor


Medical Pluralism and the Quest for Therapy: The Dilemma of HIV and AIDS Patients in Zimbabwe’s Rural Gandanzara Area
by Godfrey Museka

A Review on Antigravity, Levitation, Resonance, and Devices Inspired by the Ouroboros Serpent
by Christopher G. Provatidis, PhD

Deriving Maxwell's Equations From An Inspiring Walk In The Hills
by Robert Watson and Thomas L. Selby, PhD

Rebuilding the Bridge Between Science and Mysticism
by Paul J. Werbos, PhD

Volume 8

Volume 8 (2011)


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Hidden in Plain Sight


Discovering the "Effective Text": A Method of Esoteric Text Transmission
by Jeffrey S. Durham, PhD

Magic and the Binary Code: Renaissance Christian Kabbalah and Buckminster Fuller’s Tensegrity Structures
by Kathryn LaFevers Evans, MA 
Slide Show of Images

How Rosicrucian Friends Concealed and Revealed Shakespeare’s Secrets with Symbols, Clues, and Ciphers
by Helen Heightsman Gordon, MA, EdD

Materia Prima: The Nature of the First Matter in the Esoteric and Scientific Traditions
by Dennis William Hauck, PhD

"Divine Angels" and Vadzimu in Shona Religion, Zimbabwe

by Takawira Kazembe, PhD

Gnostic Imagery from the Beginning of our Era to Today
by Katherine Schaefers, MA

Esoteric Elements in Russian Cosmism

by George M. Young, PhD

Mons Philosophorum
Berg der Philosophen

by Zoran Perowanowitsch

English translation from review process


The Sacred Dance and the Numinous 
by Luiz Berni, PhD

Cover Image: Hidden in Plain Sight © 2010 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC

Volume 7

Volume 7 (2010) 


Letter from the Editor


The Transdisciplinarity Connection: An Introduction to an Epistemological Approach to Improve the Dialogue between Science and Tradition
by Luiz Eduardo V. Berni, PhD

The Magnetic Characteristics of Intuition 
by Shelley Higgins, MA

Shona Traditional Gatherings

by Takawira Kazembe, MPhil


Pure Colors and Form in My Journey
by Dana Puchnarová, MFA 

Cover Image: Frontispiece to an Eighteenth century German work, The Compass of the Wise. Color version copyright © 2009 Adam McLean. 

Rose+Croix Journal Volume 6 (2009) Volume 6 (2009)


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Rosicrucian Secret Symbols


Changing the Exchange
by Diane Dean-Epps, MA

La synchronicité : Une cartographie de la coïncidence

by Pierre Grégoire, MA

The Relationship between God and People in Shona Traditional Religion
by Takawira Kazembe

Tabula Smaragdina Hermetis: Die Weisheit und Aufgabe der Rosenkreuzer
by Zoran Perowanowitsch 

English translation from review process

Chromoacoustics: The Science of Sound and Color
by John S. Sultzbaugh, PhD


Magnetic Energy of the Brain 
by Michael Bukay, MS and George F. Buletza, PhD, with modern commentary 

Editorial Volume 5 (2008)


Letter from the Editor


Consciousness, Mind, And Intelligence: Some Research And Notes 
by Antonietta Francini, MD 

Trans-Temporal Collaboration: How a Thirteenth-Century Cabalistic Exercise by Abraham Abulafia Inspired a Contemporary Piece of Meditative Music 
by Johann Friedrich Wolfgang Hasler, PhD

Score of HaShem
by J.F.W. Hasler, PhD

Audio file of HaShem 
by J.F.W. Hasler, PhD

Some Cultural Aspects of Traditional Medicine, Traditional Religion, and Gender in Zimbabwe
by Takawira Kazembe

Martinès de Pasqually et la Gnose Valentinienne
by Alain Marbeuf, DSc

Tristan und Isolde: der Mythos des Christlichen Abendlands 
by Françoise Saint-Onge, Docteur en études germanique

English translation from review process

Version française par l’auteur

Essene Ethnicity
by Katherine Schaefers, MA

Volume 4 2007

Volume 4 (2007)


Letter from the Editor

A Look at This Year's Cover: Rosicrucian Secret Symbols


Shakespeare’s Rosicrucian Revelations in the Dedication to the Sonnets
by Helen Heightsman Gordon, EdD

Insights on the Evolution of Religions and Interreligious Dialogue: Past, Present, and Future 
by Linda Groff, PhD

The Effect of Magnetically Shielding a Dowser
by Shelley Higgins, MA

Traditional Medicine in Zimbabwe
by Takawira Kazembe

Les deux mariages en Alchimie
by Emmanuel Le Bouter
(English version from the Review Process)

Voices of Fire - Spiritual Entities and Personality
by David K. Stolowitz, BA

Towards a Unified Theory of Forces
by Pieter C. Wagener, PhD

Causality, 4-Geons and Dark Energy: A Radical View Of Space-Time
by R.E.S. Watson, BA (Oxon), MSc


On the Relationship of the Physiology of the Brain to Spirituality
by Stuart J. Malkin, PhD

Health, Happiness and Disease
by G. Bryan Young, MD and Ingrid A. Hutchinson-Young, MA

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Volume 3 cover 2006

Volume 3 (2006)


Letter From Editor 


Tierschutz & Mystik aus der Perspektive Einer Rosenkreuzerin 
by Dr. Françoise Saint-Onge, Docteur en études germanique (Version française par l’auteur)

Brief Report - Ethnomedicine: The Sweat Lodge Healing Experience: An Integrative Medical Perspective 
by Steven KH Aung, MD

Harmony as a Strategy for Beneficial Change
by Richard A. Schultz, PhD

Full Circle: West meets East
by Susan Driehaus, BA

The Sistine Chapel: A Study in Celestial Cartography
by William John Meegan (5.2 MB)

Five and Fifty: A Proposed Solution to "The Virgin" Name Riddle in the Rosicrucian Document, The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz
by Theodore Trenn William

Book Reviews

The Oracle: The Lost Secrets and Hidden Message of Ancient Delphi by William J. Broad
Reviewed by Julie Scott, MA

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Reviewed by Richard A. Schultz, PhD

The Gospel of Judas edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer, and Gregor Wurst.
Reviewed by Steven Armstrong, PhD (abd), Rosicrucian Park Research Librarian, San José, CA, USA.


The Short Lunar Cycle and Rainfall 
by Joel Rosenbaum, MS

Volume 2 2005

Volume 2 (2005)


Letter from Editor


Entanglement, Causality and the Cohesion of Spacetime 
by Michael A. Amaral, MD

Exploring the Efficacy of Vowel Intonations
by Melanie Braun, MMus

Rosicrucian Landmarks Preserved in Greek Isopsephia (Gematria) 
by Doss McDavid, PhD

Réflexions sur l'atome, la gravitation et l'énergie 
by Michel Myara, DEA d'astrométrie et mécanique céleste

Practices Supporting Dzogchen – The Great Perfection of Tibetan Buddhism 
by Neal J. Pollock, MA, ND

Newton and the International Year of Physics
by Pieter C. Wagener, PhD

Proposing a New Approach to Mind, Consciousness and Reason 
by Robert E. Watson, BA (Oxon), MSc

Meditation from Neurological and Rosicrucian Perspectives 
by G. Bryan Young, MD

Premiere Issue (2004)


Letter from Editor


On the Feasibility of Time Travel and Its Implications 
by Michael A. Amaral, MD, FACS

The First Generation of Manichaeans and Other Communities in the Egyptian Deserts: Methodology, the Available Evidence, and Conclusions
by Steven Armstrong, PhD (cand)

Science et Connaissance 
by Michel Bénot, DEng

Mind-Body-Spirituality and Health Interactions 
by Lonnie C. Edwards, MD

Book Reviews

Spirituality for the Skeptic: The Thoughtful Love of Life by Robert C. Solomon
Reviewed by Karen Wark PhD (abd)

Rethinking “Gnosticism”: An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category by Michael Allen Williams
Reviewed by Steven Armstrong PhD (cand)

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- Dennis William Hauck, Searching for the Cosmic Quintessence