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The best books on spiritualism

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Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America, Second Edition
Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America, Second Edition
Ann Braude. . . . Ann Braude still speaks powerfully to unique issues of women’s creativity-spiritual as well as political-in a superb account of the controversial nineteenth-century Spiritualist movement. " ―Jon ButlerRadical Spirits is a vitally important book...

Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism
Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism
Barbara Weisberg. A fascinating story of spirits and conjurors, skeptics and converts in the second half of nineteenth century America viewed through the lives of Kate and Maggie Fox, the sisters whose purported communication with the dead gave rise to the Spiritualism movement - and whose recanting forty years later...

Spiritualism and the New Psychology: An Explanation of Spiritualist Phenomena and Beliefs in Terms of Modern Knowledge
Spiritualism and the New Psychology: An Explanation of Spiritualist Phenomena and Beliefs in Terms of Modern Knowledge
Millais Culpin. My object in writing this book is to present an explanation of so-called occult phenomena concerning which credulity is still as busy as in the days of witchcraft. The producers of these phenomena have been exposed efficiently and often, but their supporters are as active as ever, and show a simple...

Talking to the Other Side: A History of Modern Spiritualism and Mediumship: A Study of the Religion, Science, Philosophy and Mediums that Encompass this American-Made Religion
Talking to the Other Side: A History of Modern Spiritualism and Mediumship: A Study of the Religion, Science, Philosophy and Mediums that Encompass this American-Made Religion
Todd Leonard. Since its birth in 1848, Spiritualism as a religion, science, and philosophy has experienced great highs and lows. At the center of this purely American-made modern-religious movement are "mediums"-the people who are able to communicate, in some way, with spirit entities that are no longer on the earth...

The History of Spiritualism
The History of Spiritualism
Arthur Conan Doyle. This vintage work contains a comprehensive treatise on the history of spiritualism, being a narrative which covers in a way the whole history of the Spiritualistic movement. Written in clear, concise language and full of interesting historical information, this is a text that will be of considerable...

Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts - An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts - An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Michael Gallagher. Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's Victorian novels, and freely available to read online, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism...

Connecticut in the Golden Age of Spiritualism
Connecticut in the Golden Age of Spiritualism
Elaine M. Kuzmeskus. In the aftermath of the Civil War, distraught Connecticut residents turned to Spiritualism as a means of connecting with their lost loved ones. Daniel Dunglas Home of New London held his first public séance as a teenager in 1851, and he reportedly levitated and handled hot coals without injury...

Handbook of Spiritualism and Channeling (Brill Handbooks on Contemporary Religion)
Handbook of Spiritualism and Channeling (Brill Handbooks on Contemporary Religion)
. The Brill Handbook of Spiritualism and Channeling marks the first extensive collection on these two interrelated movements and examines themes such as gender, race, performance, and technology in each instance...

Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic.
Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic.
Lisa Lister. A witch is a wise woman, a healer. Yet for so long the word “witch” has had negative connotations. In this book, third generation hereditary witch Lisa Lister explains the history behind witchcraft, why identifying as a healer in past centuries led women to be burned at the stake, and why the witch...

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey
Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey
Melissa Daggett. Modern American Spiritualism blossomed in the 1850s and continued as a viable faith into the 1870s. Because of its diversity and openness to new cultures and religions, New Orleans provided fertile ground to nurture Spiritualism, and many séance circles flourished in the Creole Faubourgs of Tremé...

The Other World
The Other World
Janet Oppenheim. An examination of the public fascination with spiritualism and psychical research in Britain from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century. The book explores the variety of social background, education, and professional expertise that characterized the men and women who attended seances and...

Spiritualism and the Foundations of C. G. Jung's Psychology
Spiritualism and the Foundations of C. G. Jung's Psychology
F. X. Charet. Charet uncovers some of the reasons why Jung's psychology finds itself living between science and religion.

Boston in the Golden Age of Spiritualism:: Seances, Mediums & Immortality
Boston in the Golden Age of Spiritualism:: Seances, Mediums & Immortality
Dee Morris. Spiritualism flourished in Boston from the first rumblings of the Civil War until the early twentieth century. Numerous clairvoyants claimed to bring messages from beyond the grave at seances and public meetings...

Mexican Spiritualism, Spells & Rituals Carlos Montenegro. Mexican spiritualism contains elements of both Roman Catholic and Aztec religious beliefs. This book contains various sacred prayers and religious rituals to perform spells of luck, money, love, court success and protection...

The Darkened Room: Women, Power, and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England Alex Owen. A highly original study that examines the central role played by women as mediums, healers, and believers during the golden age of spiritualism in the late Victorian era, The Darkened Room is more than a meditation on women mediums—it's an exploration of the era's gender relations...

The Death-Blow to Spiritualism: Being the True Story of the Fox Sisters Reuben Briggs Davenport. This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them...

Supernatural Entertainments: Victorian Spiritualism and the Rise of Modern Media Culture Simone Natale. In Supernatural Entertainments, Simone Natale vividly depicts spiritualism’s rise as a religious and cultural phenomenon and explores its strong connection to the growth of the media entertainment industry in the nineteenth century...

A History of Spiritualism and the Occult in Salem: The Rise of Witch City Maggi Smith-Dalton. Salem, Massachusetts, is the quintessential New England town, with its cobbled streets and strong ties to the sea. With the notoriety of the Salem witch trials, the city's reputation has been irrevocably linked to the occult...

Spiritualism & Clairvoyance for Beginners: Simple Techniques to Develop Your Psychic Abilities (For Beginners (Llewellyn's)) Elizabeth Owens. This positive and encouraging guidebook shows that with patience and practice, clairvoyance is possible for everyone. Spiritualist medium and popular author Elizabeth Owens offers simple techniques and a step-by-step approach to developing psychic abilities at your own pace...

A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans Emily Suzanne Clark. In the midst of a nineteenth-century boom in spiritual experimentation, the Cercle Harmonique, a remarkable group of African-descended men, practiced Spiritualism in heavily Catholic New Orleans from just before the Civil War to the end of Reconstruction...

Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American Spiritualism Robert S. Cox. A product of the "spiritual hothouse" of the Second Great Awakening, Spiritualism became the fastest growing religion in the nation during the 1850s, and one of the principal responses to the widespread perception that American society was descending into atomistic particularity...

Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism William Crookes. An EXACT reproduction of the original book RESEARCHES IN THE PHENOMENA OF SPIRITUALISM by William Crookes first published in 1874. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc...

The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln's Ghost Peter Manseau. An NPR Best Book of 2017 - "A rare work of historical nonfiction that is both studious and just plain entertaining. "—Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2017 "An exceptional story"—Errol Morris, New York Times Book Review - A story of faith and fraud in post–Civil War America, told through...

Spiritualism E. J. Waggoner. Spiritualism by E. J. Waggoner.

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype Clarissa Pinkola Estés. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Book club pick for Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf • “A deeply spiritual book [that] honors what is tough, smart and untamed in women. ”—The Washington Post Book World - Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity,...

Meditations: A New Translation Marcus Aurelius. A new translation, with an Introduction, by Gregory Hays   Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a. d. 121–180) succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a. d. 161—and Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written...

Edgar Cayce Encyclopedia of Healing Reba Ann Karp. Edgar Cayce used his psychic trances to diagnose and treat illnesses from arthritis to epilepsy. This guide provides an easily accessible reference to 9000 of his readings, covering nearly 200 ailments and their treatments...

Universal Spiritualism: Spirit Communion in All Ages Among All Nations (Classic Reprint) W. J. Colville. Introduction In appearing once more before the public in a treatise undertaking to trace the history of human faith in immortality, and to present multiplied evidences which have led millions of intelligent people in all lands and ages to accept a spiritual philosophy of human existence, the writer is...

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