The Construction of Monotheism: Dever, Stavrakopoulou, LePage, Blavatsky…

Prof. William G. Dever and Francesca Stavrakopoulou on the construction of monotheism. Prof. William G. Dever (Archaeologist, Anthropologist, University of Arizona) says the Torah is a “Minority Report” “To understand Paul, we have to realize that in antiquity, all monotheists were polytheists by our modern definition. Everyone (…) acknowledged the existence of everybody else’s gods. Back then, Continue reading The Construction of Monotheism: Dever, Stavrakopoulou, LePage, Blavatsky…

Rebuttal of Rene Guenon’s Critique of Modern Theosophy

The objective of this article on René Guénon’s critique of Theosophy, or Theosophism is to honestly outline his analysis in Le théosophisme: Histoire d’une pseudo-religion, and not to react to it defensively. Guénon calls the theosophy of the T.S. generally pseudo-Theosophy (or Theosophism) and ‘pseudo-Christianity.’ He terms Mrs. Annie Besant’s theosophy, ‘pseudo-Christianity’ and ‘neo-Christianity.’ The T.S. in his Continue reading Rebuttal of Rene Guenon’s Critique of Modern Theosophy