Tag Archives: Thomas Moore Johnson

At Long Last Osceola

More than four years have elapsed since I began collaborating with Patrick Bowen on the transcription, annotation, and biographical sketches for Letters to the Sage. But only last week did I finally get to Osceola, Missouri where Thomas Moore Johnson, … Continue reading

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Quest Magazine Review of Letters to the Sage vol. 1

The Winter 2017 issue of Quest, published by the Theosophical Society in America, includes a substantial review of Letters to the Sage by Jay Kinney. Full issues become available online after a year, but for now only subscribers can read … Continue reading

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Letters to the Sage, first Amazon review

It will probably be 2017 before any print reviews appear, but we now have our first Amazon review and it is very gratifying.  One correction: much as I would like to share credit for Patrick Bowen’s excellent introduction to Volume … Continue reading

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Collected Works of Thomas Moore Johnson

Wonderful news from the UK in the form of a publication of the works of TMJ by The Prometheus Trust with a scholarly introduction by Jay Bregman of the University of Maine.  This will be very helpful in editing the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Sage, a preview

As publication date approaches, I will share some general information about the forthcoming book from Typhon Press, the first of two volumes of the selected correspondence of Thomas Moore Johnson, the “Sage of the Osage.” The correspondence begins in the … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Concord

One strange synchronicity is enough to make me say “hmm, wow” to myself; another involving the same subject is enough to make me write about it. Although my past pattern has been to devote years of concentrated effort to a … Continue reading

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The Sage of Osceola: Thomas M. Johnson

The most respected, distinguished founder of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor in America was unquestionably Thomas Moore Johnson, the “Missouri Platonist.” He was the first Council President in 1886 and was actively involved through the closing of the order in … Continue reading

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Thomas M. Johnson's The Platonist online

Our most illustrious Church of Light “founding father,” as measured by the esteem of his contemporaries, has fallen into undeserved oblivion. Or so I believed until recently discovering how much Thomas M. Johnson, President of the Council of the Hermetic … Continue reading

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