Timeline B: Modern Theosophists (1875-1935)

Timeline B Notable Influences – new era of Western Occult Research 1875 The founding of the Theosophical Society, in New York. Some co-founders: H.P. Blavatsky, Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge, Charles Sotheran, Emma Hardinge Britten and other formers. 1877 “Isis Unveiled,” written by H.P. Blavatsky, is published. 1878 Henry Steel Olcott and H.P. Blavatsky start travelling to Continue reading Timeline B: Modern Theosophists (1875-1935)

Sophia Wadia on the Limitations of Tolerance to all Religions

Against the policy of “live and let live” in religious pluralism and interfaith. “It is the duty of esoteric students to unmask error and hypocrisy; to face lie with truth; not as personal criticisms but as facts against mis statements (…) Theosophy is in the world for that purpose. We are not to be self-assertive nor Continue reading Sophia Wadia on the Limitations of Tolerance to all Religions

Modern Theosophists on the Society of Jesuits and the Roman Catholic Church

There’s a collation of H.P.B.’s writings on Jesuitry and Masonry in The Christian Scheme: Jesuitry and Masonry in Parts I, II, III, IV, V, VI. H.P.B. defends in her writings the ethics and morality in all these systems, arguing, that as one theosophist stated — “The Occultists . . . believe the time has come to give everyone his due.” Even moreso, the very Continue reading Modern Theosophists on the Society of Jesuits and the Roman Catholic Church