Re: HQ vs. lodges (re: Pam's comments)
Feb 20, 1998 05:31 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <34EE02C6.B1D40FB0@sprynet.com>, Bart Lidofsky
> In my opinion, Miami is fulfilling the 3 objects quite well. The only
>complaint based in fact that I have heard is that their traditional theosophical
>presentations tend not to attract audiences. My in-laws live near there, and,
>the Miami Lodge, they had the impression that Theosophy was just a
>of various "newage" disciplines. Yet, Theosophy can certainly be taught
>other subjects (which is part of what I was trying to explain with the recent
>quotes from John Algeo supposedly subverting the purpose of the TS).
Errr ... I know of no requirement in the three objects that requires
theosophy per se to be *taught*.
The TI objectives *do* ask members to make a commitment to
*study* - but what they study is up to them. That's a big difference.
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