RE: The Christian Bible
Mar 21, 2006 07:24 AM
by carlosaveline cardoso aveline
Which "non-dogmatic" theosophists do NOT keep Bibles?
I keep several editions of the Christian Bible (one in English), plus
several Buddhist scriiptures, the Ismamic Qoran, quite a few Jewish
religious books, Taoist Scriptures, etc.
From: "Vincent" <email@example.com>
Subject: Theos-World Re: The Christian Bible and theosophical views...
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 03:11:44 -0000
First you say:
"We, the non-dogmatic theosophists do not keep Bibles."
This strikes me as a misrepresentation. I'm attending a class at
the Theosophical Society of Wheaton at this moment which expressly
uses biblical quotations in it's written class materials. Many
theosophists do indeed keep Bibles. And they are not dogmatic about
Secondly you say:
"We cull the good we find in each system of thought and in life."
Yet your second statement contradicts your first. Apparently you do
not cull the good that you find in the Bible, if in fact you do not
keep Bibles. Rather, you label those who keep Bibles as dogmatic.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "M. Sufilight" <global-
> Hallo all,
> My views are:
> A few words on the Christian Bible.
> http://www.theosophy.com/theos-talk/200212/tt00297.html (The link
was written to a fellow named Wry in 2002)
> We, the non-dogmatic theosophists do not keep Bibles.
> We cull the good we find in each system of thought and in life.
> - - - - - - -
> A theosophical exchange in a corridor at the local TS
> WISE MEMBERSHIPS
> As an example, there is the one in which two mothers talk about
> One says, "And how is your boy getting on as a guru?"
> "Just fine," replies the second. "He has so many pupils that he
can afford to get rid of some of the old ones."
> "That's great," says the first. "My son is getting on so well that
he can afford NOT to take on everyone who applies to him!"
> Just a few views...
> M. Sufilight with some Middle Eastern rugrats with Soul
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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