What truly religious sentiments Shakespeare does exhibit in his plays, have no depth, as if he were either indifferent to, or ignorant of, the theology of the skeptical Elizabethan Age.
Annie Besant (1847) It was on this date, October 1, 1847, that English Atheist-turned-Theosophist Annie Besant (originally Annie Wood), was born in London. Her widowed mother could find only enough work to support herself, so Annie was reared by a friend. At age 19, she was married off to the Rev. Frank Besant, whose narrow […]