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By Jeffrey D. Lavoie

Christian mystic, astrologer, and spiritualist, Charles Carleton Massey (1838–1905) underwent an eclectic religious trip that ended in a chain of articles, letters, and booklets that experience principally been missed by way of glossy society. Massey used to be a toddler of privilege officially proficient as a barrister of legislation on the Westminster institution and the son of the English Minister of Finance for India. He dedicated his existence to fixing the metaphysical mysteries of lifestyles major him into the area of non secular philosophy that positioned him in the midst of a crossroads among Victorian technology, 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 examine and eventually into his ultimate function as a Christian mystic.

This essential paintings combines Massey’s accumulated writings with by no means sooner than released letters prepared topically as a way to outline Massey’s designated 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 an extraordinary glimpse into Victorian England and the social and spiritual problems with this period of time. The reminiscences recorded during this ebook notwithstanding written over 100 years in the past, are handled in one of these easy but profound manner that stay suitable to trendy religious seekers of all types.

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