The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ. Anna KINGSFORD, Edward MAITLAND, Bonus.

The Perfect Way or The Finding of Christ.

Kila, MT: Kessinger, ND [ 1992 ]. Reprint. Softcover. Quarto. xxx + 398pp. Green wrappers lettered in black. Index. A cheaply produced reprint of the second revised and enlarged edition of this work by Anna Bonus Kingsford (1846 - 1888). Kingsford was one of the first women to work as a physician in England, and a passionate feminist, vegetarian, and anti-vivisectionist. She espoused her own form of Christian mysticism and esotericism, drawn from insights that she claimed to have received both in trance and through dreams. "The Perfect Way" was written with her collaborator and biographer, Edward Maitland. According to the Introduction the "Christ" of the title "designated neither a person merely historical nor one supernatural: but the type of the hightest possibilities of humanity, the summit of the ladder of evolution where "the manhood" is taken "unto God," and man melts into, and blends with, and becomes one with Divinity ..." An excellent study copy. Covers lightly rubbed - else a tight, clean VG+ copy. Item #64456
ISBN: 1564592545


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