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Mrs Annie Besant
A Modern Prophet





ISBN 9780415752428
Published March 18, 2014 by Routledge
304 Pages

 
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Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.

Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating for anyone with an interest in Annie Besant's life specifically or in any of the areas in which she became a household name.

Table of Contents

1. Brief Chronicle  2. Background  3. Young Religion  4. Education  5. Marriage  6. Doubt in the Victorian Era  7. The Triumph of Doubt  8. Charles Bradlaugh  9. Atheism  10. The Orator  11. Birth-Control  12. A Christian Father  13. Politics and Science  14. Social Protest  15. Socialism  16. Trade Unionism  17. Faith Recaptured  18. The Secret Doctrine  19. H.P.B.  20. The Theosophical Society  21. The New Life  22. Onward and Upward  23. Theosophy  24. India, a Nation  25. The Back of Beyond  26. On Stepping Stones  27. "Earthly, Sensual, Devilish"  28. His Master's Voice  29. Per Ardua Ad Astra  30. Challenge  31. Phoenix No More  32. Abstract

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