Tag Archives: Thomas H. Burgoyne

G.R.S. Mead on The Light of Egypt

  One pleasure of working with the T.M Johnson correspondence is that the most prolific writers of letters to Johnson– Alexander Wilder, Silas Randall, and Elliott Page– were also the most eloquent and judicious. Wilder, Randall, and Page were sympathetic … Continue reading

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Norman Astley Handwriting

Five years ago, I gave a presentation to the biennial Church of Light convention in which I suggested that Norman Astley, who married Genevieve Stebbins in 1892 and with her was a major influence on Elbert Benjamine until her death … Continue reading

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Burgoyne in French

The 1992 book La Vie Astrologique il y a Cent Ans describes the impact on French astrology of the writings of T.H. Burgoyne, translated as part of a collection called the Bibliothèque Astrologique (Astrological Library.) Volume 2 of the series … Continue reading

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Burnley, Lancashire: Springfield Road and Pendle Hill

Noticing recently that the earliest correspondence of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor was written on Springfield Road in Burnley, I wondered if the same houses might be standing that were there in 1886, and the answer seems to be yes. … Continue reading

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Language of the Stars by Thomas H. Burgoyne available online

With the discovery of this and another rare title on archive.org, we now have the entire catalog of Astro-Philosophical Publishing available for online readers.  Language of the Stars  appeared first in 1892, followed four years later by Celestial Dynamics.  There … Continue reading

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The Light of Egypt, Volume II, predicts an evolutionary revelation

From the preface to Volume II of The Light of Egypt (1900) God is present in all ages and races, manifesting His love and wisdom throughout infinite creations, and that He records, in His own way, the most detailed record … Continue reading

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Book II of The Light of Egypt

The 1900 edition of The Light of Egypt included a new Volume II, and “Zanoni” of the 1889 edition was identified as T.H. Burgoyne, who had passed to the subjective plane, from which he dictated the new volume to Belle … Continue reading

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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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La Luz de Egipto

The first copy of The Light of Egypt I owned was the Spanish translation,  found in Monterrey, Mexico in 1991: La Luz de Egipto, the 2nd 1978 paperback edition from Editorial Kier in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  In 1968 the first … Continue reading

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Celestial Dynamics reprinted by Kessinger, author Anonymous

In 1896, a small book was published by Astro-Philosophical Publishing Company of Denver,  Celestial Dynamics: A Course of Astrological Study, identified as having been written by “the author of The Language of the Stars and The Light of Egypt.” He … Continue reading

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The Light of Egypt Mystery

    The presentations at the June 24 history preconference sponsored by the Church of Light were recorded, and a DVD of all proceedings will be available to members.   I went into many different avenues not mentioned in this sketch … Continue reading

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