Paul:You asked Brigitte for comment on your theory, and not me. But
since she hasn't answered.
I did answer that mail from Steve from two weeks ago with a 5 part e-
mail but privatly, and due to the steady drumbeat against historical
inquiry, judgments, and assumed spiritual superiority, we have
continued that comunication about the "Theosophical Masters" and
related subjects that way. No doubt however your books are the best
on the subject ever written.
Thanks for this informative ARIS2001 link by the way.
The Masters Revealed: Madame Blavatsky and the Myth of the Great
White Lodge (1994) thesis: HPB's Masters as presented in early
Theosophical literature are a mixture of fact and fiction, and 32
historical figures who mentored or influenced her in various ways are
examined and seen to be reflected in her descriptions of Theosophy's
Initiates of Theosophical Masters (1995)
thesis: a sequel to the above focusing on a later time frame and on
HPB's disciples rather than her teachers
Edgar Cayce in Context (1998)
thesis: an examination of Cayce's readings that appraises their
reliability in various aspects and examines their literary influences
If you go to Amazon.com and search under K. Paul Johnson as author,
then go to the list of 8 books, you can get lots of free info. Back
covers, indexes, excerpts, etc. Ignore the three titles that pop up
on the first screen, as they are by the famous British historian Paul