Theosophical History

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Volume 8 - 2000-2002

Compiled by Daniel Caracostea

 

ASHCRAFT, W. Michael

- Review :

- The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky : Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx, collected by Daniel H. Caldwell, 262

 

ASSOCIATE EDITORÕS COMMENTS

- Leslie Price, 7, 47

 

BOOKS REVIEW

- A Chronology of the Golden Dawn : Being a Chronological History of a Magical Order 1378-1994, compiled by Mary Greer and Darcy Kuntz, 265

- Aleister Crowley e la tentazione della politica, by Marco Pasi, 84

- Cassadaga : The SouthÕs Oldest Spiritualist Community, edited by John J. Guthrie, Jr., Phillip Charles Lucas, and Gary Monroe, 190

- Creating the New Age : TheosophyÕs Origins in the British Isles – The Blavatsky Lecture, by Michael Gomes, 292

- Cult Fictions : C.G. Jung and the Founding of Analytical Psychology, by Sonu Shamdasani, 148

- Ecrits pour Regnabit : Revue universelle du SacrŽ-CĻur. Recueil posthume, edited, presented and annotated by PierLuigi Zocatelli, 159

- Ē ÉEen Kern van BroederschapÉ Č : 100 Jaar Theosofische Vereninging in Nederland, 1897-1997, by Ruud Jansen, 88

- E.P. Blavatskaja : ErzŠblungen und Reiseberichte, translated by Bjšrn Seidel-Drefke, 41

- Ethical Vegetarianism : From Pythagoras to Pete Singer, edited by Kerry S. Walters and Lisa Portmess, 231

- Familiar Spirits, by Alison Lurie, 234

- Frauen um Rudolf Steiner. Im Zentrum seines Lebens. Im Schatten seines Wirkens, by Juliane Weibring, 189

- Friedrich Rittelmeyer. Sein Leben. Religišse Erneuerung als BrŸckenschlag, by Gerhard Wehr, 189

- Krishnamurti and the Rajagopals, by Mary Lutyens, 37

- Krishnamurti : The Taormina Seclusion – 1912, by Joseph E. Ross, 209

- Land of the Fallen Star Gods, by J.S. Gordon, 212

- Le Livre qui rumine. Autour de RenŽ GuŽnon, Louis Charbonneau-Lassay et la FraternitŽ du Paraclet. Avec des documents inŽdits, by PierLuigi Zoccatelli, 159

- Let There Be Light – The Seven Keys, revised and expended by Rocco A. Errico, 150

- The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky : Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx, collected by Daniel H. Caldwell, 262

- Mystics and Messiahs : Cults and New Religions in American History, by Philip Jenkins, 290

- Prisoners of Shangri-La : Tibetan Buddhism and the West, by Donald S. Lopez, 40

- Register zur Rudolf Steiner Gesamtausgabe, compiled by E. Mštteli, 189

- Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity, edited by Polymnia Athanassiadi and Michael Frede, 233

- Rudolf Steiner. Eine Chronik 1861-1925, by Christoph Lindenberg, 189

- Rules and Regulations of Brahmanical Asceticism, by Yādava Prakāśa, 35

- Sex and Rockets : The Occult World of Jack Parsons, by John Carter, 164

- The Golden Dawn Source Book, edited, with an Introduction by Darcy KŸntz, 264

- The Golden Dawn Source Works : A Bibliography, compiled with notes by Darcy KŸntz, 265

- The Mystery of Manna – The Psychedelic Sacrament of the Bible, by Dan Merkur, 149, 161

- The Occult in Russian and Soviet Culture, edited by Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal, 168

- The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel, by Barbara Foster and Michael Foster, 117

- The Way of Hermes – New Translation of the Corpus Hermeticum and the Definitions of Hermes Trismegistius to Asclepius, by Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oyen, William D. Wharton and Jean-Pierre MahŽ, 211

- Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition : Studies in Western Esotericism, by Antoine Faivre, 42, 205

- Wege Und Abwege : Beitrage zur EuropŠischen Geistesgeschichte der Neuzeit. Festschrift fŸr Ellic Howe zum 20, September 1990, by various authors, 112

- WisdomÕs Children : A Christian Esoteric Tradition, by Arthur Versluis, 193

 

BOYD, Robert

- Review :

- Cassadaga : The SouthÕs Oldest Spiritualist Community, edited by John J. Guthrie, Jr., Phillip Charles Lucas, and Gary Monroe, 190

- Familiar Spirits, by Alison Lurie, 234

- Krishnamurti : The Taormina Seclusion – 1912, by Joseph E. Ross, 209, 219, 220

- Land of the Fallen Star Gods, by J.S. Gordon, 212

- Sex and Rockets : The Occult World of Jack Parsons, by John Carter, 164

- The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel, by Barbara Foster and Michael Foster, 117

 

CALDWELL, Daniel

- Blavatsky Archives Online Website, 95

- Missing Material by H.P. Blavatsky Discovered : Part I, 242

 

COMMUNICATION

- Gladney Oakley, 10

- James Burnell Robinson, 50

- Daniel Caldwell, 9, 242

- Jean Overton Fuller, 219

- Karen-Claire Voss, 243

- Dan Merkur, 270

- John Patrick Deveney, 272

 

CONGER, Arthur L.

- E.S. Council Meeting (December 21, 1945), 21

- Private Meeting with Col. Conger (Dec. 23, 1945), 26

- Meeting with Col. Conger (Jan. 6, 1946), 30

- Document Appointing Wm. Hartley (March 27, 1946), 32

 

CONGER PAPERS, the

- The LeaderÕs Private Office (Jan. 25, 1935), 14

- Important Statement (Jan. 12, 1941), 19

- E.S. Council Meeting (Dec. 21, 1945), 21

- Private Meeting with Col. Conger (Dec. 23, 1945), 26

- Meeting with Col. Conger (Jan. 6, 1946), 30

- Document Appointing Wm. Hartley (March 27, 1946), 32

- Notice Closing the Esoteric School (Feb. 14, 1946), 33

- Notice of Col. CongerÕs Death (Feb. 24, 1951), 34

 

DAVY, Ted G.

- Review :

- A Chronology of the Golden Dawn : Being a Chronological History of a Magical Order 1378-1994, compiled by Mary Greer and Darcy Kuntz, 265

- The Golden Dawn Source Book, edited, with an Introduction by Darcy KŸntz, 264

- The Golden Dawn Source Works : A Bibliography, compiled with notes by Darcy KŸntz, 265

 

DEVENEY, John Patrick

- Nobles of the Secret Mosque : Albert L. Rawson, Adb al-Kader, George H. Felt and the Mystic Shrine, 250

- Sauce for the Goose : William Emmette ColemanÕs Defense to a Charge of Plagiarism, 272

 

ELLWOOD, Robert

- Review :

- Cult Fictions : C.G. Jung and the Founding of Analytical Psychology, by Sonu Shamdasani, 148

- Mystics and Messiahs : Cults and New Religions in American History, by Philip Jenkins, 290

- The Occult in Russian and Soviet Culture, edited by Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal, 168

 

FARNELL, Kim

- Walter Richard Old : the Man who held Helena BlavatskyÕs hand, 71

 

FRENCH, Brendan

- H.P. Blavatsky and Orthodox Theology, 199

 

FULLER, Jean Overton

- Review :

- Krishnamurti and the Rajagopals, by Mary Lutyens, 37

- Krishnamurti : The Taormina Seclusion – 1912, by Joseph E. Ross, 219

 

GILBERT, Robert A.

- The Disappointed Magus : John Thomas and His ŅCelestial BrotherhoodÓ, 98

 

 

 

 

GODWIN, Joscelyn

- Lady Caithness and her Connection with Theosophy, 127

- Communication, 152

- Review :

- Aleister Crowley e la tentazione della politica, by Marco Pasi, 84

- Ecrits pour Regnabit : Revue universelle du SacrŽ-CĻur. Recueil posthume, edited, presented and annotated by PierLuigi Zocatelli, 159

- Le Livre qui rumine. Autour de RenŽ GuŽnon, Louis Charbonneau-Lassay et la FraternitŽ du Paraclet. Avec des documents inŽdits, by PierLuigi Zoccatelli, 159

 

GOMES, Michael

- Theosophy in A.P. SinnettÕs Pioneer, 155

 

GREGORY, James

- Review :

- Ethical Vegetarianism : From Pythagoras to Pete Singer, edited by Kerry S. Walters and Lisa Portmess, 231

 

GURUGE, Ananda W. P.

- review :

- Rules and Regulations of Brahmanical Asceticism, by Yādava Prakāśa, 35

 

HAMMER, Olav

- Review :

- Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition : Studies in Western Esotericism, by Antoine Faivre, 205

 

H†TWOHL, Robert

- Review :

- Wege Und Abwege : Beitrage zur EuropŠischen Geistesgeschichte der Neuzeit. Festschrift fŸr Ellic Howe zum 20, September 1990, by various authors, 112

 

ILLUSTRATIONS

- A. P. Sinnett, cover # 5

- Adb al-Kader, 253

- Albert Leighton Rawson, 254, 256

- Alfred Russel Wallace, 9

- H.P. Blavatsky (1831-1891), cover # 7

- James Pierrepont Greaves (1777-1842), cover # 8

- John Thomas (1826-1908), cover # 3

- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), cover # 6

- The Cabinet of the TS (Covina) July 5, 1943, cover # 1

- The Countess of Caithness (1830-1895), cover # 4

- W. Emmett Small (1903-2001), cover # 9

- Walter Old, cover # 2

 

LATHAM, Jackie E.M.

- A Forgotten Theosopher : James Pierrepont Greaves, 221

 

LAURENT, Jean-Pierre

- Review :

- The Mystery of Manna – The Psychedelic Sacrament of the Bible, by Dan Merkur, 161

 

MATER, John P. Van

- Notice of Col. CongerÕs Death (Feb. 24, 1951), 34

 

MATER, Kirby Van

- Notice Closing the Esoteric School (Feb. 14, 1946), 33

 

MERKUR, Dan

- Methodology and the Study of Western Spiritual Alchemy, 53

- More on Methodology in Alchemy, 270

- Spiritual Alchemy in King Lear, 274

 

OAKLEY, Gladney

- Union Index to Theosophical Journals, 10

 

 

OBITUARY

- Ianthe H. Hoskins, 238

- W. Emmett Small, 238

- John P. Van Mater, 240

 

PRICE, Leslie

- In the Beginning, 47

- The French Connection, 7

- The Wallace Project at the Open University, 9

- Was Swedenborg a Spy?, 8

- Review :

- Creating the New Age : TheosophyÕs Origins in the British Isles – The Blavatsky Lecture, by Michael Gomes, 292

- Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity, edited by Polymnia Athanassiadi and Michael Frede, 233

 

PURUCKER, G. de

- The LeaderÕs Private Office (January 25, 1935), 14

- Important Statement (January 12, 1941), 19

 

ROBINSON, James Burnell

- A Report on the Kalachakra Initiation in Bloomington, Indiana, 50

 

SANTUCCI, James

- Editor's comments, 1, 43, 91, 123, 151, 171, 195, 215, 237, 267

- A new Theosophical History Occasional Paper, 3, 124, 152

- Annual Meeting of the AAR, 172, 197

- Aries, 173

- CESNUR Conference, 46, 93, 153

- Communication from Joscelyn Godwin, 152

- David Blackney Board, 267

- Delay in Publication, 172

- Gremlins, 94

- In this issue, 43, 91, 123, 151, 171, 195, 215, 240, 267

- Ianthe H. Hoskins, 238

- John P. Van Mater, 240

- Proposed Conference on Metaphysical Religions, 153, 172, 196, 216

- Rememberances, 237

- Renewal, 237

- Response to Miss FullerÕs Communication, 220

- The Campbell Library, 174

- The Psychic Pioneer, 45

- Theosophical History Website, 5, 45, 93, 125, 152, 172

- Theosophical HistoryÕs Fifteenth Year, 5

- W. Emmett Small, 238

- Literary Notes :

- Prisoners of Shangri-La : Tibetan Buddhism and the West, by Donald S. Lopez, 40

- E.P. Blavatskaja : ErzŠblungen und Reiseberichte, translated by Bjšrn Seidel-Drefke, 41

- Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition : Studies in Western Esotericism, by Antoine Faivre, 42

 

SMALL, Kenneth R.

- The Conger Papers – 1945 – 1951: Part 1, 11

 

SMITH, David L.

- Esotericism and Modernism : The Case of Emerson, 175

 

STAVISH, Mark

- Review :

- Let There Be Light – The Seven Keys, revised and expended by Rocco A. Errico, 150

- The Mystery of Manna – The Psychedelic Sacrament of the Bible, by Dan Merkur, 149

- The Way of Hermes – New Translation of the Corpus Hermeticum and the Definitions of Hermes Trismegistius to Asclepius, by Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oyen, William D. Wharton and Jean-Pierre MahŽ, 211

- WisdomÕs Children : A Christian Esoteric Tradition, by Arthur Versluis, 193

 

VOSS, Karen-Claire

- A response to Dan MerkurÕs ŅMethodology and the Study of Western Spiritual Alchemy, 243

 

WILLIS, Alfred

- Review :

- Ē ÉEen Kern van BroederschapÉ Č : 100 Jaar Theosofische Vereninging in Nederland, 1897-1997, by Ruud Jansen, 88

 

ZANDER, Helmut

- Review Essay :

- New Publications on the History of Theosophy in Germany, 187

 

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