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Esoteric Christianity, or the Lesser Mysteries

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Annie Wood Besant (1847-1933) was a prominent Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. For a time she undertook part-time study at the Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution, where her religious and political activities were to cause alarm. She was earning a small weekly wage by writing a column for the Nati ...more
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Published January 13th 2009 by Echo Library (first published 1905)
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For those studying the more esoteric and mystical traditions of Christianity this is a good place to start. Easy to read, thought provoking and leads one off into many other directions worthy of traveling on any spiritual path.
Glenn Horne
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Annie Besant (1 October 1847 – 20 September 1933) was a prominent British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule.

She married aged 20 to Frank Besant, but separated from him over religious differences. She then became a prominent speaker for the National Secular Society (NSS) and writer and a close friend of Charles Bradlaugh.
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“To see the Logos, the principle of consciousness, crucified on the cross of time and space in our own selves is not an evasion but among the most profound insights a human being can have.” 3 likes
“Religions are branches from a common trunk—human ignorance.” 3 likes
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