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The best books on spiritualism

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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...

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...

The History of Spiritualism (Cambridge Scholars Publishing Classics Texts)
The History of Spiritualism (Cambridge Scholars Publishing Classics Texts)
Arthur Conan Doyle. This is one of the most extended of Conan Doyle's works advocating Spiritualism, to which he became a convert after the death of several relatives in World War I.

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...

Modern Spiritualism
Modern Spiritualism
Uriah Smith. Uriah Smith- Modern Spiritualism in the original printing and LARGE edition

Spiritualism & Clairvoyance for Beginners: Simple Techniques to Develop Your Psychic Abilities (For Beginners (Llewellyn's))
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...

Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Michael Newton. Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earth―proof that our consciousness survives―in Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph...

Philadelphia Spiritualism and the Curious Case of Katie King
Philadelphia Spiritualism and the Curious Case of Katie King
Stephanie Hoover. In the wake of the Civil War, Spiritualism--and its promises of communication with the dead--reached its peak as grieving families hoped to reunite with men lost in battle. In the face of an uncertain future, people sought comfort in the messages of mediums, and for Philadelphians, that reassurance...

The Darkened Room: Women, Power, and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England
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...

Full Disclosure: lives and lessons in spiritualism
Full Disclosure: lives and lessons in spiritualism
Cheryl L Lehman. The idea of attending a party does not appeal to Cheryl. She is deeply depressed; suffering from grief and guilt, and blaming herself for her mother's death. She grew-up emotionally and verbally abused by her mother, whose own painful childhood left her angry and resentful...

Book of the Law
Book of the Law
Aleister Crowley. "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. " This oft-misunderstood phrase, which forms the basis for Crowley's practice of Magick, is found in The Book of the Law. Dictated to Crowley in Cairo between noon and 1:00p...

Spiritualism in Antebellum America (Religion in North America) Bret E. Carroll. At a time when the New Age movement is starting to make good on the Spiritualists' vision of America as a 'grand clairvoyant nation', Carroll's work raises provocative questions about the tension betwen freedom and authority in the harmonial religions of today...

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...

The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln's Ghost Peter Manseau. A story of faith and fraud in post–Civil War America, told through the lens of a photographer who claimed he could capture images of the dead - In the early days of photography, in the death-strewn wake of the Civil War, one man seized America’s imagination...

Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism (Classic Reprint) Sir William Crookes. Some weeks ago the fact that I was engaged in Investigating Spiritualism, so called, was announced in a contemporary: and in consequence of the many communications I have since received, I think it desirable to say a little concerning the investigation which I have commenced...

Attaining the Worlds Beyond Rav Michael Laitman. In the words of Michael Laitman, "It is beyond human comprehension to understand the essence of such spiritual qualities as total altruism and love. This is for the simple reason that human beings cannot comprehend how such feelings can exist at all, as everyone seemingly requires an incentive to perform...

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...

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Addressed to J. G. Lockhart (Cambridge Library Collection - Spiritualism and Esoteric Knowledge) Sir Walter Scott. Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is best known for his poetry and for historical novels such as Ivanhoe and Rob Roy, but he also had a lifelong fascination with witchcraft and the occult. Following a spell of ill-health, Scott was encouraged by his son-in-law, publisher J...

Five Steps to Communicating with Spirit: Book 1: Open the Door to the Spirit World in 5 Easy Steps! Clare McNaul. Get ready for an inspiring, uplifting approach to communication with the Spirit World! - Have you had extraordinary experiences in your lifetime that seem to point to an ability to communicate with the spirit world? - Would you like to learn how to receive messages from your spirit guides? - Has someone...

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...

Free Spirits: Spiritualism, Republicanism, and Radicalism in the Civil War Era Mark A. Lause. Often dismissed as a nineteenth-century curiosity, spiritualism influenced the radical social and political movements of its time. Believers filled the ranks of the Free Democrats, agitated for land and monetary reform, fought for abolition, and held egalitarian leanings that found powerful expression...

Seances in Washington: Abraham Lincoln and Spiritualism During the Civil War Nettie Colburn Maynard. This book is a first-hand account of the author's experiences as a Spiritualist medium in Washington during the Civil War. The author, Nettie Colburn Maynard was a young woman from a modest family who through her work as a trance medium finds herself mingling with the elite of Washington society...

Mediumship Scrying & Transfiguration for Beginners: A Guide to Spirit Communication (Llewellyn for Beginners) Diana Palm. Unlock Your Spiritual Sight and Experience the Spirit World Everyone can gain the ability to see spirits and communicate with loved ones in the spirit world, whether you’re a medium or not. Mediumship Scrying & Transfiguration for Beginners shows how to develop skills for mediumship, scrying, séances,...

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...

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...

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...

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