Re: Theos-World Re: Adoption of Buddhism by a Christian Minister.
Mar 08, 2007 04:21 PM
by Cass Silva
He just needed an excuse to dress up!!! lol
nhcareyta <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Thank you for this interesting post.
Such an irony that while the then Mr Leadbeater would say concerning
Christianity "...that...(its) doctrines were all based upon hearsay
evidence, and upon doubtful authority, and required him to believe
many unreasonable things..." (my brackets) he would subsequently help
establish his own christian church to which many clear thinking
people might ascribe the same description.
--- In email@example.com, "danielhcaldwell"
> Adoption of Buddhism
> by a Christian Minister.
> by A. Perera
> [Reprinted from The Madras Mail, December 24, 1884, p. 5.]
> Sir, --- An interesting ceremony took place at Robinson Street,
> Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, Ceylon, on the 17th instant, consisting
> the public acceptance of Buddhism by a Christian Minister of the
> Established Church of England. The Reverend Charles Webster
> Leadbeater, a clergyman from Hampshire, England, and curate of a
> church in which he but recently expounded the doctrines of
> Christianity, thereby formally severed his connection with the sect
> to which he belonged....
> Read more at:
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