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Benjamine, Elbert [aka C.C. Zain]

Published by The Aries Press, Chicago, 1942
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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8vo. (23 cm.) [3]4-94[2]p. Stapled booklet in blue wrappers printed and decorated in darker blue. Wrappers slightly soiled, a bit of loss at the top and bottom of the spine, previous owner's name and address sticker on title page, else very good and better with no internal markings. Elbert Benjamine (aka C.C. Zain) was President of the Church of Light, Los Angeles. "According to our traditions, in the year 2,440 BC a group separated from the Theocracy of Egypt, and through all subsequent times, as a secret order, the name of which translated into English means The Brotherhood of Light, has been perpetuated, and has exerted a beneficial influence upon western civilization. .C.C. Zain (Elbert Benjamine), after two years largely devoted to occult studies and the development of his psychic faculties, contacted The Brotherhood of Light in the year 1900, and commenced his studies under its tutelage." [Zain was asked by the Brotherhood] to prepare a complete system of occult education by which the dawning Aquarian Age might become conversant with THE RELIGION OF THE STARS. [Although Bain at first shrank from the task]in the spring of 1910 he gave a definite and irrevocable promise he would write the 21 courses of lessons on the 21 branches of occult science, and that he would reestablish THE RELIGION OF THE STARS on earth. The five years following the giving of his promise to The Brotherhood were spent in preparation. In May 1915, he came to Los Angeles, started classes, wrote The Outline of Initiation, and gradually began building a membership. The World War was raging, and he was instructed not to open membership to the public at large until the war was over. The first public class officially gathered under the auspices of The Brotherhood of Light was held Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1918. In order to carry out its objective of reestablishing THE RELIGION OF THE STARS on earth, The Brotherhood of Light was incorporated as The Church of Light, on November 2, 1932, 9:55 a.m. PST, at Los Angeles. The three founders of The Church of Light were Elbert Benjamine (C. C. Zain), who served as President until his demise November 18, 1951; Elizabeth D. Benjamine, who served as Secretary-Treasurer until her passing in 1942; and Fred H. Skinner, who served as Vice President until his demise in 1940. The Church of Light was incorporated to teach, practice, and disseminate The Religion of The Stars, as set forth in the 21 courses of lessons covering each of the 21 branches of occult science, as written by C. C. Zain under the auspices of The Brotherhood of Light. [from the web site of The Church of Light] It is not clear whether STELLAR DIETETICS is part of the 21 courses. Bookseller Inventory # 006013

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Publisher: The Aries Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 2nd Edition

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