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Periodical: Initiates and the People

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Initiates and the People, The.
A Magazine Teaching Religious and Philosophic Truths in Harmony with the Divine Law and the Mystical Interpretation, as taught by the Temple of Illuminati and the Church of Illumination / Magazine Issued by Authority of the Rosicrucian Fraternity and Devoted to Mysticism, Occultism and the Well-Being of Man.
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1912-1913 Monthly
Allentown, PA. Publisher: Philosophical Publishing Co.. Editor: Reuben Swinburne Clymer.
Succeeds: The Initiates (1908) Succeeded by: The Initiates (1928)
Corporate author: Organ of the Temple of Illuminati and Church of Illumination 1/1, October 1912-September 1913. 32 pp.

While this continues Clymer's earlier magazine of the same name, this journal reflects the growing complexity of his organization and the success of his efforts. Officially, it is the organ of the Temple of Illuminati and Church of Illumination which taught "Soul Science"-a "Christic" "Higher New Thought" amalgam-through a series of mail-order lessons. The key doctrine was conditional immortality, a doctrine Clymer shared with P.B. Randolph, F.B. Dowd, the early H.P. Blavatsky, and later G.I. Gurdjieff. Beyond the secrets of these Illuminati lurked Clymer's more fundamental interest: the Aeth Philosophy of P.B. Randolph's sexual magic-taught in another set of lessons for a separate fee. The journal also carried articles by "Guru Rakadazan" (Clymer) who taught the way to "the exalted life" through "Ritualistic Occultism" and "Kabbalistic and Eloimic Magic"-the titles of books published by Clymer's press. The 12 numbers of the journal were published in one volume by Clymer's Philosophical Publishing Co., n.d.-probably in 1913 or 1914. Buffalo & Erie County Public Library; Seattle Public Library microfilm; ZDB: Berlin SBB Haus Potsdamer Str.

Issues:Initiates and the People V1 N1 Oct 1912
Initiates and the People V1 N2 Nov 1912
Initiates and the People V1 N3 Dec 1912
Initiates and the People V1 N4 Jan 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N5 Feb 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N6 Mar 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N7 Apr 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N8 May 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N9 Jun 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N10 Jul 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N11 Aug 1913
Initiates and the People V1 N12 Sep 1913
Initiates and the People (New Series) V1 May-June 1928 through May-June 1929
Initiates and the People (New Series) V2 May-June 1929 through May-June 1930
Initiates and the People (New Series) V3 May-June 1930 through May-June 1931
Initiates and the People (New Series) V4 May-June 1931 through May-June 1932
Initiates and the People (New Series) V5 May-June 1932 through May-June 1941

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