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The one true adventure : theosophy and the quest for meaning

Author: Joy Mills; David P Bruce; Anton Lysy; John Algeo
Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Quest Books, 2008. ©2008
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Theosophy expresses modern versions of the ancient wisdom found in world religions. Ultimately, it concerns living fully by learning the meaning of life and thereby achieving self-transformation. These essays by a premier American teacher are grouped according to the four stages of the quest for meaning: The Human Condition, Our Hidden Potential, Esoteric Teachings, and Self-Transformation. Written over a lifetime,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mills, Joy.
One true adventure : theosophy and the quest for meaning.
Wheaton, Illinois : Quest Books, ©2008
xiv, 361 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Mills; David P Bruce; Anton Lysy; John Algeo
ISBN: 9780835631150 083563115X
OCLC Number: 880452282
Description: 1 online resource (378 pages)
Contents: The One True Adventure: Theosophy and the Quest for Meaning; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Table Of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Compilers' Comment; THE HUMAN CONDITION; OUR FAITH IN OURSELVES; NEW FRONTIERS FOR AN AGELESS WISDOM; THINKING ABOUT THE UNTHINKABLE; LISTEN TO THE MARCH OF THE FUTURE; A RISKY GAME; OUR HIDDEN POTENTIAL; THE VALUE OF INERTIA; NOW IS THE TIME TO BE HUMAN; "O HIDDEN LIFE . . ."; THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM; WHO IS THE TEACHER?; THE MYSTERY OF HUMAN IDENTITY; "A DIRECT BEHOLDING." The extraordinary nature of the ordinary minddharma: the law of our best being; esoteric teachings; what is it to live theosophy?; the secret doctrine and its study; what shall we study?; the conscience of infinite caring; the path from knowledge to wisdom; inaugural address: the international center of theosophical studies and research; a clean life; theosophy: philosophy of right viewing; what's practical about theosophy?; landmarks of the esoteric tradition; the secret doctrine: is it relevant today?; the purpose of the society's objects; karma and dharma; self-transformation. THE NEED FOR REGENERATIONTHE QUEST FOR MEANING; TRANSFORMATION-THE SOLUTION; THE IMPORTANCE OF QUESTIONING; THE MYSTIC VISION AND HUMAN TRANSFORMATION; HARMONIZING THE DIVINE AND THE HUMAN IN OURSELVES; SEEK OUT THE WAY; CROSSING THRESHOLDS ON THE INWARD JOURNEY; References; Index.
Responsibility: Joy Mills ; compiled by David P. Bruce and Anton Lysy ; foreword by John Algeo.

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Theosophy expresses modern versions of the ancient wisdom found in world religions. Ultimately, it concerns living fully by learning the meaning of life and thereby achieving self-transformation. These essays by a premier American teacher are grouped according to the four stages of the quest for meaning: The Human Condition, Our Hidden Potential, Esoteric Teachings, and Self-Transformation. Written over a lifetime, these essays comprise a reliable, inspiring guide for anyone on a spiritual path.

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