Rosy cross

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Faison received the highest degree the Royal Order confers, that of Knight of the Rosy Cross.
It is the underlying philosophy and framework for magical societies such as the Golden Dawn, Thelemic orders, mystical-religious societies such as the Builders of the Adytum and the Fellowship of the Rosy Cross, and is a precursor to the Neopagan, Wiccan and New Age movements.
The ornament of the rosy cross both crucifies and embellishes the body of the girl; it reinscribes Christian devotion within a practice of lived virginity; but this virginitas signals "girlhood" and is always girlish.
Similarly, for his Bibliotheca Pastorum series--a sort of "Everyman's Library"--Ruskin asked Burne-Jones to design a sort of logo, a rosy cross (see the frontispiece to Volume 31).
The poem is based on the Rosicrucian belief (18) that the order's patriarch Rosenkreutz returns to earth on Christmas Eve to watch the morning sky for the appearance of a rosy cross (W.
18) The Rosicrucians, or the Order of the Rosy Cross, were a secret society allegedly formed in the fifteenth century by a semi-mythical figure named Christian Rosenkreutz.
IT IS A WELL-ESTABLISHED FACT THAT CHARLES WILLIAMS became a member of Arthur Edward Waite's (1857-1942) Fellowship of the Rosy Cross in 1917 and was inducted into the innermost and secret part of that order in 1927.
devotes three chapters to exhaustive accounts of the Christian meanings hidden in the myth of Hiram, the symbolism of the Temple, and the order of the Rosy Cross.
The next year Waite started the Salvator Mundi Temple of the Rosy Cross (Ashenden 32).
Waite and his (pro-Christian) Fellowship of the Rosy Cross.