A thought occurred to me. When Farwerck was initiated into the lodge Christiaan Rosenkreuz on 23 April 1911, he not only was barely 20 years old, but he most likely came straight from school. Not only that, he lived in Rotterdam and was initiated, passed and raised in Laren. How would that have come about?Read More »From Theosophy to co-Masonry?
I have a few things to look into. One was a note from the book The Politics Of Divine Wisdom. In that note the author refers to “TT Sept. 1913, 936” and seems to quote Johanna Farwerck-Borrius as the note says:
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FARWERCK-BORRIUS, 4: ‘woman .. as far as self-sacrifice is concerned, surely in general, can and will give more than man.’
After long and hard searching it become more and more plausible that Farwerck had been involved in the Theosophical Society. As new sources became available, the suggestion became a fact.
By the time that Farwerck was active the Dutch branch of the Theosophical Society has been around for a while. There is information about these early days, but two decades down the line is less interesting and thus less well documented. Fortunately, something did happen around ‘Farwerck’s time’.Read More »Theosophy