Profiles 32 leaders of secret societies in Europe and America, religio-political reformers in Egypt and India, British government agents, and other hidden supporters who comprised the Great White Lodge of occultist Blavatsky (1831-61). Finds that the movement was embedded in a maze of revolutionary plots and secret coalitions, but also was a genuine spiritual awakening of global significance. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR, Portland, OR a#39;There is darn little non-partisan writing about Theosophy and this book fills a real need. Johnson shows that the Theosophical movement is intertwined with the intellectual and political history of its time.
|Title||:||The Masters Revealed|
|Author||:||K. Paul Johnson|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 1994|