THE GOAL OF LIFE, OR SCIENCE AND REVELATION
Book Details + Condition: Esoteric Publishing Company (Applegate, CA). Second edition, 1926. Hardcover. 363 pages; illustrated. Volume by American New Thought author Hiram Erastus Butler, first published in 1908, on the subject of the Order of Melchisedek, named for a Biblical king, and the purpose of human life. An original advertising pamphlet that is included with the book reads "In this book, the object has been to expand the conception of God, the conception of the universe...and that in this immensity there is found a unity, in this unity a Mind that has a purpose." The contents relate Christian theology to astrology and metaphysics, with a two-page section showing images of space. Firm binding; clean boards, a bit of discoloration to rear edge and small areas to front; toning to a few pages; approximately 10 pages with faded pencilled notes and underlining.