Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Lost History of the Baha'i Faith

Books that simultaneously address family history and religious studies appeal to both of my literary obsessions, and hence tend to be among my favorite reading material. Several years ago Prophet’s Daughter by Erin Prophet told the story of the rise … Continue reading

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The Lost History of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor

For the last eighteen months I have been working as co-editor for a book project that resulted from an astonishing treasure trove of letters, almost all from the 1880s, rediscovered in 2013 and soon to be published. Patrick D. Bowen, … Continue reading

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The Astleys Move to England, 1907

There is momentous news to report soon, but in the meantime I will share a small bit of information that has become available on the Web.  It is known that Genevieve Stebbins retired in 1907 from the New York School … Continue reading

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