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Theosophy and Occultism as a whole gained a level of sophistication through the adoption of religious terms largely absent from the preceding Spiritualism movement.
Isis Unveiled – Wikipedia
Some, like Darwin’s theory of evolution, have continued to be accepted by the scientific community, while others, like the continent of Lemuriathough based on contemporaneous scientific theories, have long since been rendered obsolete by modern advances.
Sten Bodvar Liljegren notes that in addition to contemporaneous occult sources and the prevailing orientalism of the period, the novels of Edward Bulwer-Lytton heavily influenced Blavatsky’s Theosophical ideas. Paul Johnson note that early scholarship seemed obsessed with the agenda of exposing Helena Blavatsky as a plagiarist and imposter, but such labels do not properly assess the Theosophical Society’s place in the cultural, political, religious, and intellectual history of modern times.
However, rather than dwelling on the plagiarism, scholars such as Bruce Campbell argue: The Key to Theosophy. Means and Myths of Transmission in Western Esotericismed. Volume I, The ‘Infallibility’ of Modern Sciencediscusses occult science and the hidden and unknown forces of nature, exploring such subjects as forces, elementalspsychic phenomenaand the Inner and Outer Man.
Theosophical Review Magazine January april Paperback. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, as Theosophy continued to grow as a religion, it became stuck with certain scientific ideas even after they had been discarded by the scientific community.
Modern Theosophists hold the book as a revealed work dictated to Blavatsky by Theosophy’s Masters. Isis Unveiled is divided into two volumes. The work has often been criticized as a plagiarized occult work, with scholars noting how Blavatsky extensively copied from a large number of sources popular among occultists at the time.
Theosophical University Press,vol. Paul Johnson also notes that many of the more mythical elements of Blavatsky’s works, like her later Mastersrather than being outright inventions, were reformulations of preexisting esoteric ideas and the casting of a large group of individuals—who helped, encouraged, or collaborated with lbavatsky a mythological context; all driven by Blavatsky’s search for spiritual truth.
Against the Modern World: Through a Glass Darkly: The Beacon Light [Sangam texts] Paperback.
Evansa contemporaneous journalist and magician, described the book as a “hodge-podge of absurdities, pseudo-science, mythology and folk-lore, arranged in helter-skelter fashion, with an utter disregard of logical sequence. Relying on written sources and help from friends, she formulated a unique and powerful expression of occult ideas.
Two Books of the Stanzas of Dzyan Paperback. The work was originally entitled The Veil of Isisa title which remains on the heading of each page, but had to be renamed once Blavatsky discovered that this title had already been used for an Rosicrucian work by W. Olcott founded her Theosophical Society and published Isis Unveileda plagiarized occult work denouncing the spiritualism she had formerly advocated.
Western Esoteric Masters Seriesed. Blavatsky later asserted the correctness of her statements on reincarnation and the constitution of man in Isis Unveiledattributing the resulting confusion and alleged contradictions to the more superficial or simplified conceptions of the ideas in Isis Unveiled compared to those of later works.
Brill,pp. Key to Theosophy Simplified Hardcover. Theosophical Review Magazine September december Paperback.
University of Hlavatsky Press,pp.
In later theosophical works some of the doctrines originally stated in Isis Unveiled appeared in a significantly altered form, [note 1] drawing out confusion among readers and even causing some to perceive contradiction. State University of New York Press. This page was last edited on 23 Julyat