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  1. Spiritualism is a science because it investigates, analyses and classifies facts and manifestations, demonstrated from the spirit side of life. (Web site)
  2. Spiritualism is a religious movement, prominent from the 1840s to the 1920s, found primarily in English-speaking countries.
  3. Spiritualism is a religious movement whose adherents seek contact with spirits through mediums in gatherings called s--ances. (Web site)
  4. Spiritualism is a religious movement that was started in 1848 by the activities of Margarett and Catharine Fox. (Web site)
  5. Spiritualism was mainly a middle- and upper-class movement, and especially popular with women.


  1. We have our own chat rooms where you can learn about the Spirit world and Spiritism and Spiritualism.
  2. Freepsychic readings and mediumship in our spiritualism chat chatrooms. (Web site)
  3. Newcomers to Spiritualism can find about Spiritualism by talking to our online Spiritualists in our Spiritualism chat room. (Web site)

Fox Sisters

  1. Beginnings of Spiritualism: 1848 with the "rappings" of the Fox sisters. (Web site)
  2. Spiritualism has its origins in the spirit communications by the infamous Fox sisters of Hydesville, New York. (Web site)
  3. Founded in 1848 by the Fox sisters (Margaretta, Leah, and Kate), the focus of Spiritualism was on communication with the dead. (Web site)


  1. In fact Spiritualism provided one of the first forums in which American women could address mixed public audiences (Braude 2001).
  2. This photograph from 1906 Chicago shows a group of middle-class women, meeting to discuss Spiritualism.
  3. By 1853, when the popular song Spirit Rappings was published, Spiritualism was the object of intense curiousity.
  4. On Spiritualism's role in the rise of first-wave feminism, see (Braude 1989), (Dixon 2001), and (Owen 1989).


  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson, however, saw spiritualism as merely a variation on the ideas of Swedenborg, about which he had doubts. (Web site)
  2. The Swedish scientist Emanuel Swedenborg is credited with being the first significant practitioner and promoter of the central tenets of spiritualism.

Civil War

  1. Here a 1865 tract equates Spiritualism with Witchcraft, and blames the faith for inducing the Civil War.
  2. This United States 1865 broadsheet also condemned spiritualism's links to abolitionism and blamed it for causing the Civil War.
  3. The surge of interest in Spiritualism during and after the American Civil War and World War I was a direct response to the massive casualties. (Web site)

Allan Kardec

  1. Spiritism, the branch of Spiritualism developed by Allan Kardec and predominant in most Latin countries, has always emphasized reincarnation.
  2. Spiritism is a philosophical doctrine akin to Spiritualism, established in France in the mid 19th century.
  3. Spiritism, the branch of Spiritualism developed by Allan Kardec and found in mostly Latin countries, has always emphasised reincarnation.
  4. Allan Kardec was influential in the spread of spiritualism in Afro-Brasilian religions. (Web site)
  5. Spiritualism appealed across race and class lines but was promoted primarily by an anxious new middle class. (Web site)

Important Roles

  1. Sisters Catherine (1838---92), Leah (1814---90) and Margaret (1836---93) Fox played an important role in the creation of Spiritualism.
  2. Sisters Catherine (1838---92), Leah (1814---90) and Margaretta (1836---93) Fox played an important role in the creation of Spiritualism.
  3. Spiritualism in its modern form dates back no further than 1848 and the Fox sisters. (Web site)
  4. Spiritualism, as it is defined for the purposes of this webring, has to do with active two-way communication between this world and the next. (Web site)


  1. The Witnesses have, like many Christian churches, shown a marked aversion to Spiritualism and other occult phenomena. (Web site)
  2. This strand of Spiritualism gained a strong following and, what are described as Christian Spiritualist Churches have continued to exist to the present time. (Web site)


  1. The origin of Spiritualism is commonly considered to be the Modern Spiritualist movement of the 19th century United States. (Web site)
  2. Nevertheless, there is wide consensus that Spiritualism enjoyed a precipitous growth over the course of the second half of the nineteenth century.

Sir Arthur

  1. Many of the early participants in Spiritualism were radical Quakers and others caught up in the reforming movement of the mid-nineteenth century.
  2. User-edited article about Spiritualism, the religious movement which believes that the spirits of the dead can be contacted by mediums.
  3. Dianetics, spiritualism and New Thought emerged as 'spontaneous' cultsS v hich came into existence in many places more or less simultaneously. (Web site)
  4. Sir Arthur became a dedicated supporter of Spiritualism after the tragic death of his son in the First World War. (Web site)
  5. These conversions to Spiritualism were helped greatly by the endorsements of well-known public figures such as sir Oliver Lodge and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (Web site)


  1. Spiritualism is closely related to Spiritism, a religious movement that originated in France, and is today widespread in Brazil and other Latin countries.
  2. Originating in Brazil in the early 20th century, Umbanda is a religion that blends Catholicism, Kardecist Spiritualism and Afro-Brazilian traditions. (Web site)


  1. Hinduism, though an extremely heterogeneous belief system, shares a belief with spiritualism in the continued existence of the soul after death.
  2. Spiritualism teaches that death is a new birth into a spiritual body, the counterpart of the physical, which is gifted with new powers. (Web site)
  3. Spiritualist mediums and channellers talk about Spiritualism, life after death, trance and mediumship. (Web site)


  1. After the 1920s, Spiritualism evolved in three different directions.
  2. Religions other than Christianity have also influenced Spiritualism.
  3. Necromancy: Occult philosophy with similarities to certain types of Spiritualism. (Web site)
  4. It was particularly strong in freemasonry, spiritualism, occultism and theosophy, which shared a kind of esoteric culture. (Web site)
  5. The third direction taken by Spiritualism has been a continuation of its empirical orientation to religious phenomena. (Web site)


  1. It has addtional pages explaining the principles of Spiritualism and its history.
  2. Pinpoint of Light Spiritual Center and Camp - This site contains articles and information that give insite to Spiritualism and its Principles.


  1. More commonly, Unitarians, like William Henry Channing, combined an intense private interest in spiritualism with a diffident public stance. (Web site)
  2. In the 1850s a few Universalist ministers, having been disfellowshipped for their spiritualism, found temporary positions with Unitarian congregations. (Web site)


  1. Nonetheless, belief in the ability to communicate with the dead grew rapidly, becoming a religious movement called Spiritualism.
  2. But still, the main thing in Spiritualism endures: the belief in the Afterlife, and the possibility to communicate with those on the other side. (Web site)


  1. Books that chart the transition from mesmerism and animal magnetism to Spiritualism are valuable for the information and opinions of the time. (Web site)
  2. Hans Bear supplies a most valuable discussion of the very neglected spiritual churches, the movement of Spiritualism in the African American community. (Web site)
  3. This site offers some criticisms of Spiritualism from a Christian perspective.
  4. It also offers valuable information on the basics of Spiritualism, its history, and how mediums and psychics work.


  1. It also gives a brief history on Spiritualism's origins.
  2. This gives a detailed explanation for the Seven Principles of Spiritualism that I mentioned earlier.
  3. This site gives a history of Spiritualism starting with Swedenborg and going through the Fox sisters.

Had Become

  1. Already by the late 19th century Spiritualism had become increasingly syncretic, a natural development in a movement without central authority or dogma. (Web site)
  2. Today, among these unorganized circles, Spiritualism is not readily distinguishable from the similarly syncretic New Age movement.
  3. She and her sister Catharine were both alcoholics, and Margarett had become disillusioned with the whole idea of Spiritualism. (Web site)


  1. For the similar movement prominent from 1830-1920 in most English-speaking countries, see Spiritualism.
  2. Despite widespread fraud, the appeal of Spiritualism was strong, and prominent in the ranks of its adherents were those grieving the death of a loved one.


  1. In its broad sense, Spiritualism is any philosophical or religious movement that opposes materialism [4].
  2. Radical social and political movements, within which spiritualism once thrived, now embraced materialism and even atheism. (Web site)


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