|An international organization promoting
brotherhood and the study of religion, philosophy and science, with complete
freedom for individual search and belief
|The modern system of Theosophy
refers to the religio-philosophic doctrines of the Theosophical Society founded
in New York City in 1875 by Henry Steel Olcott with William Quan Judge and Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.
|This article is about the esoteric
Christian movement. For the esoteric movement founded by Helena Blavatsky, see
|Theosophy, occult movement originating
in the 19th century with roots that can be traced to ancient Gnosticism and Neoplatonism.