Download e-book for iPad: A Search for Meaning in Victorian Religion: The Spiritual by Jeffrey D. Lavoie

By Jeffrey D. Lavoie

ISBN-10: 1611461847

ISBN-13: 9781611461848

Christian mystic, astrologer, and spiritualist, Charles Carleton Massey (1838–1905) underwent an eclectic religious trip that led to a sequence of articles, letters, and booklets that experience principally been overlooked by way of sleek society. Massey used to be a baby of privilege officially knowledgeable as a barrister of legislation on the Westminster tuition and the son of the English Minister of Finance for India. He committed his lifestyles to fixing the metaphysical mysteries of life prime him into the realm of non secular philosophy that positioned him in the course of a crossroads among Victorian technological know-how, faith, and philosophy. starting his trip as a Spiritualist, Massey persisted on a direction that introduced him into the Theosophical Society, finally changing into the founding president of its British department, dealing with the ranks of the Society of Psychical learn and finally into his ultimate position as a Christian mystic.

This crucial paintings combines Massey’s accrued writings with by no means ahead of released letters equipped topically that allows you to outline Massey’s precise world-view for a brand new new release of readers. This publication covers more than a few issues from the “nature of God” to the “microcosm and macrocosm” to “Satanism” and “reincarnation” the entire whereas permitting the reader a unprecedented glimpse into Victorian England and the social and non secular problems with this period of time. The memories recorded during this publication although written over 100 years in the past, are handled in this sort of uncomplicated but profound approach that stay proper to trendy non secular seekers of all types.

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