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The theosophical movement, 1875-1925 : a history and a survey.

Author: Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton & Company, [1925] ©1925
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Genre/Form: History
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Theosophical movement, 1875-1925.
New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., c1925
(OCoLC)652281229
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1436342
Description: xxxii, 705 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Channels of the theosophical movement --
II. The parent theosophical society --
III. "Isis unveiled" --
IV. Early days of the theosophical society --
V. The S.P.R. and the theosophical phenomena --
VI. The report of the S.P.R. --
VII. Divisions among theosophists --
new publications --
VIII. Esoteric and exoteric aspects of the theosophical movement --
IX. H.P.B., Olcott, and Judge --
X. The formation of the esoteric section --
XI. The work of the esoteric section --
XII. Mabel Collins and professor Coues --
XIII. The Coues-Collins charges and their aftermath --
XIV. The New York Sun libel case --
XV. Olcott versus H.P.B. --
XVI. Olcott's attempt to centralize all authority --
XVII. H.P.B. takes charge of the T.S. in Europe --
XVIII. Death of H.P.B. --
her last messages --
XIX. The crisis in the society --
XX. Attempts to supersede H.P.B.'s influence --
XXI. Growing divergences --
Olcott resigns as president --
XXII. Convention of 1892 --
Olcott withdraws his resignation --
XXIII. H.P.B.'s "successors" --
the publication of "old diary leaves" --
XXIV. Controversy over H.P.B.'s status as agent of the masters --
XXV. Annie Besant in America, 1892-1893 --
XXVI. Beginnings of the "Judge case" --
XXVII. Mrs. Besant changes sides --
XXVIII. The American section supports Judge --
XXIX. The "judicial enquiry" in London --
XXX. British convention dismisses case against Judge --
XXXI. The "eastern division" and "western division" --
XXXII. Westminster Gazette attacks the society --
XXXIII. Mrs. Besant tries to drive Judge out of the society --
XXXIV. The American section declares its autonomy and elects Judge its life-president --
XXXV. Judge's death and the Tingley "successorship" --
XXXVI. Present and future of the theosophical movement.

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