Monthly Archives: July 2012

"To abolitionists" by Lydia Maria Child, on the Grimke sisters

This editorial appeared May 20, 1841 in the National Anti-Slavery Standard: Thus in the Anti-Slavery Reform, the central Idea was that no one man had the right to make property of another man. “Stop there” minds applied it only to … Continue reading

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The Hermetic Hour: Helena Blavatsky, the East comes West

I recently learned of this very informative podcast by Poke Runyon, on the subject of Blavatsky and Theosophy from a Hermetic POV.  He makes some very nice comments about my research starting around 11:00 but I hope CofL listeners will … Continue reading

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Esoteric Lessons announcement, Typhon Press catalog

catalog update:

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Anti-reincarnationism in Celestial Dynamics

In his 1896 publication Celestial Dynamics, Thomas H. Burgoyne wrote: “Past earth lives” and the cumulative effect of a previous karma upon the mental, moral, and financial status of the present embodied individuals are, of all the speculative follies in … Continue reading

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The Early Theosophical Society and the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor

“The Early Theosophical Society and the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor” is the title of a presentation I gave in absentia in late June, at a conference on Esoteric Traditions in the Ancient and Modern World, held in Greece.  Most presentations … Continue reading

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