Jun 27, 1998 04:06 PM
by Jerry Schueler
> It would be very valuable for interested students of Theosophy to
> become acquainted with the work and writings of Mr. Judge and Mr.
> Crosbie as that is a chapter in the history of the Theosophical
> movement that many are still unfamiliar with.
I believe that I have already read most, if not all, of Judge.
But I have never read anything at all by Crosbie. Anything
you can send me would be appreciated.
> However I would observe that in my study and experience I have
> found that Theosophy usually has something to say about most
> schools of thought, both ancient and modern. HPB declared in
> several places that it was "history." So I am not surprised to
> find that there is frequent corroboration of that which emerges.
> Crosbie never wrote any books, but some of his letups and steno.
> reports of some of his talks were gathered together and after his
> death THE FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHER was issued by his friends and
> associates in the ULT. (pp. 415, $ 7.00) There is much of a
> practical nature that is covered, as well as the reason for the
> establishing of the ULT (United Lodge of Theosophists).
A very modest price. I have never seen it in any store or
TS publishing house. How does one get it?
Additionally, he placed great importance on the study of HPB's
> KEY TO THEOSOPHY, and Judge's THE OCEAN OF THEOSOPHY. Some of
> the answers that he made at the regular study classes her at ULT
> where the OCEAN was studied have been gathered together and named
> ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS on the OCEAN OF THEOSOPHY. The answers are
> grouped in the same order as are the chapters in the OCEAN. (pp.
> 248, $ 6.00)
> During the last years of his life, from 1912 to 1919 Crosbie
> edited the magazine THEOSOPHY, still published by the ULT every
> month. In those pages he reprinted most of the original articles
> and answers to questions which HPB and Judge has printed
> originally in THEOSOPHIST, LUCIFER, and PATH magazines. ( Those
> had gone "out-of-print" by then, and most Theosophists of that
> period, 15 to 20 years after the death of those two) did not know
> HPB or Judge at first hand, nor was the theosophical world still
> familiar with their writings. Those articles have been made into
> books as accurate verbatim reprints of the originals, and are
> made available by ULT.
> Best wishes, Dallas
Do you have to be a ULT member to get a subscription?
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