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Building Kinship: The Iroquois League and the Exoteric Work of the Temple

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Four studies the exoteric Temple organization known as the League of Brotherhoods, based on the group’s understanding of Hiawatha’s Iroquois League as an example of successful social ... More


Introduction

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Provides an overview of the content. Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest ... More


Organizing Theosophy in the United States

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
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August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One outlines the organization of theosophical groups in the late 19th century as they emerged in American religious life out of schisms within the Theosophical Society. Physician William ... More


Forces of Nature and the Electric Panacea: Healing at the Halcyon Sanatorium

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Eight explores the group’s most successful venture, the Halcyon Hotel and Sanatorium, opened with great publicity and the demonstration of the first X-ray machine in the vicinity in 1904. The ... More


Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Paul Eli Ivey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest in progressive politics based in an ... More


Dune Spirit, Harmony, and Dissonance: Music and Art at Halcyon

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Nine addresses the Temple’s experiments in music, including theatrical mystery plays written by Irish literary figure John Varian, and new music invented by Henry Cowell that heralded a new ... More


The Emergence of the Temple Movement in Syracuse

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Two explores the establishment of the Temple movement with the dual leadership of Dower and Francia LaDue, who began to channel messages from the Masters of the Lodge many theosophists ... More


The Avatar Arrives: Spiritual Fulfillment and Scientific Advancement

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Ten witnesses the coming of the Avataric forces, the transition of the community from its charismatic phase to a more institutional one, and reveals the results of the stunning mix of the ... More


The Esoteric Temple of Humanity: Temple Theosophy and Occult Science

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three looks at the theosophical principle of duality of religion and science within the development of theosophical, New Thought, and Christian Science metaphysics. Temple ideas concerning ... More


The Temple Home Association: A Cooperative Commonwealth

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Six traces the growth and decline of the socialist experiments of the group’s Temple Home Association, a cooperative venture in property and mixed agriculture. Various departments of the ... More


Early Halcyon: The Temple Sets Its Foundations in the Golden West

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Five chronicles the group’s move to California and the grand plans they envisioned for a settlement, against the realities of growing a new colony, that began attracting attention as it ... More


Conclusion

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Provides closing words. Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest in ... More


An Architecture of Spiritual Forces: The Blue Star Memorial Temple

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Seven studies theosophical architecture in the United States and the erection of the Blue Star Memorial Temple of Science, Philosophy, and Religion, dedicated to the memory of Francia LaDue ... More


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