Annie Besant's first public lecture
- The London match girls' drudgery. // CCPA Monitor;Jul2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, Special section p15
An excerpt from the article "The London match girls' drudgery," by Annie Besant is presented.
- THE ODYSSEY OF ANNIE BESANT. Oppenheim, Janet // History Today;Sep89, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p12
Discusses the spiritual activities of Annie Besant, a Victorian radical with feminist aspirations. Conversion to theosophy; Ways in which religion dominated Besant's life; Marriage to clergyman Frank Besant in 1867; Journey to atheism; Entry into the National Secular Society under the...
- WHIMSY. // Kirkus Reviews;7/12/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 14, p1
Is whimsy a fancy? A caprice? A vagary? A suddenly impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action, as a dictionary might define it?
- THE DRAGON'S TOOTHACHE. // Kirkus Reviews;12/1/2015, Vol. 83 Issue 23, p180
No abstract available.
- Trends. // Time;8/9/1926, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p21
The article reports on the Theosophist cult, the Order of the Star in the East, which is led by Annie Besant. It cites the meeting of the Order's devotees at Ommen in the Netherlands in early August 1926, in which their Jiddu Krishnamurti was scheduled to speak but failed to attend. It also...
- QUESTIONS OF THE DAY. GARESCHÉ, EDWARD F.; HUSSLEIN, JOSEPH; ATTERIDGE, A. HILLIARD // America;7/19/1913, Vol. 9 Issue 15, p341
The article covers various issues of interest to the Catholic Church as of July 19, 1913. The importance of a combination of work and play during vacation is stressed. The Church in Germany is preparing for the centenary of priest Adolf Kolping who is considered as head of the Catholic movement...
- Whimsy. // Publishers Weekly;5/26/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 21, p60
No abstract available.
- BESANT, Annie (nÃ©e Wood: 1847-1933). Sweet, William // Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy;2006, Vol. 1, p317
An encyclopedia entry about the biography of female philosopher Annie Besant is presented. Her marriage to Frank Besant ended in separation in 1873 when her husband discovered the pamphlets she has written examining the claim of the divinity of Jesus. In her shift to secularism, she became known...
- "Have Animals Souls?": Theosophy and the Suffering Body. VISWANATHAN, GAURI // PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;Mar2011, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p440
The article explores Christianity and questions the stability of key concepts including sin, salvation and redemption. It discusses religious issues such as the historical struggles between Christianity and Islam, the theosophy between science and religion, and the ontological division between...