Re: Theos-World Christ in the Physical Body
Apr 20, 2010 06:40 PM
by Duane Carpenter
Thank you for all the supportive research and work you have done for this site and any research you may have generously done for me personally in the past.
Mortonâs Christian âmessiah in the fleshâ concept may be more about his own prejudices then the real facts about what AAB has said about the possible reappearance of a Christ like force. Extracting bits and pieces from AAB works does not give a realistic overview of her teachings nor her philosophy on the subject. To reinforce onesÂ augments that are flawed from the start with quotes from HPB who ironically teaches the same truths is baffling to say the least.
Contrast the next statement by AAB with Mortems pet-mantra-rallying cry âMessiah in the Fleshâ and you will get a clear idea of what I am saying.
ÂâThere have always been those in every land who developed and expressed the Christ consciousness; this is loving understanding and intelligent, living service, no matter by what words or terminology they expressed the tremendous spiritual event of which they were aware. â
The Kingdom of God is not Christian, or Buddhist, or to be found focused in any world religion or esoteric organization. It is simply and solely what it claims to be: a vast and integrated group of soul-infused persons, radiating [Page 408] love and spiritual intention, motivated by goodwill...â
Contrary to what many have posted here on this site AAB clearly puts the idea of the Cosmic Christ as an impersonal deity or power that expresses both intelligence and Love. If that impersonal Christ force manifest through a physical body historically on the earth plane Âin the past or possibly in the futureÂ does not automatically disqualify that the source of that incarnation did not come from a very high place,. If I used the same logic and called HPB a âmessiah in the ÂfleshâÂ simply because she was a very high initiate who happen to be working through a physical body fellow theosophist would be outraged and insulted and rightfully so.
The quotes and passages that you have so generously given Daniel are not exactly the same words as I have requested.
An avatar appropriating a physical body as in the case of a Christ or Buddha to do their spiritual work on all levels is not the same idea or concept as a: âmessiah in the Flesh.â As Mortimer defines that term.
Why is that so?
A âmessiah in the fleshâ is a perverse distorted concept conjured up by a 6th ray devotional person who is waiting to be saved because they have not the ability nor the occult training to save themselves and the other is the idea of a Cosmic avatar that AAB speaks of who is a Being who descend from the greatest heights of cosmic love 2nd Ray, to help stimulate straggling humanity onto the spiritual path.
ÂEach of these different concepts clearly stands in contradistinction to the other.
The âmessiah in the fleshâ concept used frequently by certain Born Again or fundamentalist Christian groups cannot be applied at random to the works of AAB. They simply do not fit.
That would be equivalent of taking the teachings of the I Am movement the Summit Light house or Benjamin CrÃme and drawing parallels between there work and the great works of HPB. And then having the audacity to go even further and criticize HPB for teachings that in fact she never supported or taught.
ÂTo argue against the possible reappearance of a Christ or Buddha is to argue against the great Doctrine of Avatars supported by all esoteric and occult teachings. ÂIn times of darkness a leader, a guide or persons connected to the highest levels will come to guide humanity. Not save them but to teach them the ancient occult arts and sciences. Who would want to undermine or argue against such simple and obvious truths? AAB clearly states the Cosmic Christ she is referring to would clearly come from the Cosmic Astral plane.
Thank you for the opportunity to share these important thoughts.
From: Daniel <email@example.com>
Sent: Tue, April 20, 2010 11:49:38 AM
Subject: Theos-World Christ in the Physical Body
The link below goes to a compilation of Alice Bailey's own words indicating Christ in a PHYSICAL body.
Compare Mrs. Bailey's view with H.P. Blavatky's view as given at:
http://groups. yahoo.com/ group/theos- talk/message/ 54179
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