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Re: Ancient Wisdom Revived

Aug 17, 1997 07:28 AM
by ramadoss

At 08:37 AM 8/17/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> From: Vincent Beall <>
>> Subject: Ancient Wisdom Revived
>> Date: Saturday, August 16, 1997 6:43 PM
>> Has anyone read this history of the Theosophical movement written by
>> Bruce Campbell? It has some very interesting historical notes. I bought
>> it at the Baltimore lodge bookstore. Campbell is not a member of any
>> theosophical organization and seems to have written the book
>> objectively. Today in Hollywood they say that no publicity is worse than
>> bad publicity, and after reading Campbell's book it seems that they
>> could have learned that from the life of HPB.
>Yes, I read it on the recommendation of KPJohnson.  I had
>asked several people for  for a good history of TS and most seemed
>to think anything written would be biased.
>Another great book, if you can get it, (out-of-print) is Candles in the Sun
by Lutyens.
>She was there for all the Krishnamurti activities and finally left when he did.
>A. Safron

I have not seen Campbell's book and as one interested in historical matters,
very much like to read it. If you have a copy and want to sell it, I would
buy it. Let me know.

Candles in the Sun is a good recommendation. I believe that it is a book in
demand in libraries.


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