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Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology [Helena Petrovna Blavatsky] on *FREE* shipping on. Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, Madame Blavatsky’s First Helena Petrovna Blavatsky was born on August 12, , at Dnepropetrovsk. ISIS UNVEILED was H. P. Blavatsky’s first major literary effort, a critical response Helena Petrovna Blavatsky was born on August 12, , at Dnepropetrovsk.

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Paul Johnson note that early scholarship seemed obsessed with the agenda of exposing Helena Blavatsky as a plagiarist and imposter, but such labels do not properly assess the Theosophical Society’s place in the cultural, political, religious, and intellectual history of modern times.

I am a voracious reader with higher than average vocabulary. Spring the extra money and get a good print of this petrovja. I’m almost finished with volume 1 Science and so far it has been an enlightening experience. Do not buy this book for Kindle. Here are the editions that are faithful petrova Blavatsky’s original work: Volume Blzvatsky, The ‘Infallibility’ of Modern Sciencediscusses occult science and the hidden and unknown forces of nature, exploring such subjects as forces, elementalspsychic phenomenaand the Inner and Outer Man.

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That’s all good as ppetrovna as it goes. For myself and other readers, the abridged version only whets the appetite for the full work. Along with writing her several books, H. But saying that, it is fascinating to see the beginning work of a Theosophy she largely invented. Thank you for reading this review; best wishes to you. A word of advice, take your time when reading this. De Zirkoff is very helpful for me, and I’m sure iwis same is true for other readers.


However, rather than dwelling on the plagiarism, scholars such as Bruce Campbell argue: In doing so, Isis Unveiled reflected many contemporary controversies—such as Darwin ‘s theories on evolution and their impact on religion—and engaged in a discussion that appealed to intelligent individuals interested in religion but alienated from conventional Western forms. Largely concerns unexplained phenomena in 19th century as well as the materialism and absurdity of dogmatic religion and dogmatic science.

After two attempts, Amazon, the largest online dealer on the planet, was unable to deliver to me an undamaged copy of this item. The information in the Quest Books edition by Mr.

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Helena Blavatsky sets out to show that all the world religions originated from one prehistoric religion – an ancient form of Buddhism still practised in India when the book was written, and almost certainly to this day, and that Christianity was formed by plundering At last I’ve finished this weighty in more ways than one tome – not an easy read for one whose knowledge of world religions and mythology does not match that of the author, yet there were moments of what seemed like enlightenment.

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The final chapters describe many of the author’s occult experiences in foreign lands – some so extraordinary that I couldn’t help wondering if mesmerism was responsible. Read more Read less.

It would petovna a shame if a reader saw only the abridged version and judged the work by only that edition. I really wanted to read this but the writing was too archaic.

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I’ll give her credit for giving it a shot, but this is probably the most confusing book I ever read. To ask other readers questions about Isis Unveiledplease sign up.

Jul 03, John added it. I’m still speechless about this one Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it iwis second life.


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This is her first book. Get to Know Us. In she married N. That said, it is full of so many exciting bits and pieces of knowledge it is difficult to put down, at least it was for me.

This book is worth reading. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Apr 26, Mrs.

I thoroughly enjoyed the attitude Lady Blavatsky uses to make her points across. In both cases there was almost no padding to protect the books and slipcase.

It follows the Renaissance notion of prisca theologiain that all these religions purportedly descend from a common source; the ancient “Wisdom-Religion”. Aug 31, Shaktima Brien rated it it was amazing. In the author’s words, Isis ‘is the fruit of a somewhat intimate acquaintance with Eastern adepts and study of their science.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Here lies one of the biggest roots of modern syncretism, “new-age” and pseudo-spirituality. But beware, this duo is NOT for the isie of heart or the close minded.

Views Read Edit View history. HP Blavatsky has given great insights into some of the mysteries of the universe. I think it is important to understand that right from the beginning.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Quest edition has unique and excellent references, notes, documentation, and added relevant information by Boris De Zirkoff a grand-nephew of Madame Petrovnas does the rest of the Collected Writings series. I couldn’t finish this book.