theosophist


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a believer in theosophy

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Theosophist ideas of 'reincarnation', the occult body, the 'hysterical' body provided a defence of feminism through metaphors that were not available to a western secularist imagination.
While some were quick to mock Conan Doyle and his friends, many theosophists continued to give credence to the photographs for years.
It was endorsed by delegates identifying themselves with the following spiritual traditions: African Indigenous; Baha'i; Brahma Kumaris; Buddhist; Christian; Hindu; Interfaith; Jam; Jewish; Muslim; Native American; Neo-Pagan; Sikh; Taoist; Theosophist; Unitarian; and Zoroastrian.
His treatment of eucharistic presence, for example, ranges across the theological spectrum from figures like Pseudo-Dionysius and Thomas Aquinas through Karl Rahner and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin as far as individuals such as Matthew Fox and Charles Leadbetter--an Anglican priest and theosophist who believed that the priest's chasuble radiated sacred forces from the consecrated elements (p.
He was a professorial, though untutored, scientist; he was an alchemist, an intimate of Mme Blavatsky, and a card-carrying Theosophist; he was a tinkerer, a Yankee mechanic, innocent of theoretical knowledge, like Alexander Graham Bell and Eli Whitney; he was the Wizard of Menlo Park, progressing beyond the normal human range; he was a Horatio Alger hero, a financial success; he was a financier, the cynically manipulative cohort of Jay Gould and J.P.
Mondrian was a working artist before he turned to the occult, Kramer notes, "but it was as a dedicated theosophist that he created his first abstractions." The influence is clear in the notebooks he began to keep in 1914.
Montgomery's is an old-fashioned history of ideas, linking Lawrence with, among many others, Coleridge, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Heraclitus, and the Theosophist, Jacob Boehme.
Browne, wrote Babcock, was "an especially dangerous man," because he was a theosophist. He believed that souls, like the body, decomposed after death and the constituent parts recombined to form the new souls of the living.
Warwick Gould chronicles the life of Dorothea Hunter, a Theosophist whom Yeats recruited into the Golden Dawn and who helped him with ritual for his proposed Celtic Mystical Order.
He was associated with the Theosophist, Madame Blavatsky; he experimented with the evocative power of symbols under the direction of Macgregor Mathers and later in conjunction with his uncle, George Pollexfen.
See "How I Became a Theosophist," www.youtube.com/watch?v=On3jZ7yyKOU, accessed March 7, 2017.
Anagarika Dharmapala, American Civil War veteran Henry Steel Olcott, theosophist Madame Blavatsky, educationist Museus Higgins and others were at the forefront of this effort.
The UN "Meditation Room" (which this writer has visited) at the world body's headquarters in New York is run by the Lucis Trust, an occult theosophist group that began as the Lucifer Publishing Company.
A staunch nonbeliever, he nonetheless became a theosophist, and the effect of his interactions with the Halcyon community stayed with him throughout his life.