On 07/12/13 I was shocked to find out that Light recommends a long list of Alice Bailey’s works. I have looked askance at her ever since an article in Venture Inward years ago practically credited her with inventing the concept of “New Age.”
In the next several days, I read extensively at Wikipedia and elsewhere about Bailey and about Theosophy. Theosophy is a movement founded by Helena P. Blavatsky (“HPB,” “Mme. Blavatsky”). Bailey was involved with Theosophy for about five years, during which time she quickly attained high offices.
The following may not be completely accurate, but is the best I could adduce from the various articles I read. This was not my first encounter with Theosophy.