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Re: Thrust and parry in the NYRB

Sep 19, 1996 07:02 PM
by m.k. ramadoss

Paul: It is nice to see your post. I had read some of your posts on other
newsgroups via dejanews. I would like to see what Crews says about you.
Please post it here and I am sure there are others who may also be

	MK Ramadoss

On Thu, 19 Sep 1996, K. Paul Johnson wrote:

> The current issue of the New York Review of Books contains a
> the first part of a lengthy article by Frederick Crews, "The
> Consolation of Theosophy."  It is a favorable review of Peter
> Washington's Madame Blavatsky's Baboon, as well as an opinion
> piece on esotericism in general (he's agin it.)  I get praised
> a little and attacked more, portrayed as "pious" and
> "deferential" toward HPB (tell it to any of a dozen mean
> Theosophists!).
> I have sent in a response.  If anyone wants to see what Crews
> writes about me and my reply, I'll forward it you.  Defending
> myself against the charge of being a true believer Theosophist
> was easy and fun.

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