Spiritualism, its history phenomena and doctrine (Google eBook)

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Doran, 1919 - Spiritualism - 316 pages
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Page 151 - Phantasms of the Living," which has been reissued in abridged form.1 Suffice it to say that the committee expressed its considered opinion that "between deaths and apparitions of the dying person a connection exists which is not due to chance alone. This we hold as a proved fact.
Page 44 - Gottenburg, who was despatched during the time of the fire . In the letters brought by him, the fire was described precisely in the manner stated by Swedenborg. On...
Page 300 - And entering into the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, arrayed in a white robe; and they were amazed.
Page 30 - ... the Spirit of the LORD will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy with them, and shalt be turned into another man.
Page 246 - And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard ? thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger : I am the LORD your God.
Page 253 - And what if all of animated nature Be but organic harps diversely framed, That tremble into thought, as o'er them sweeps Plastic and vast, one intellectual breeze, At once the Soul of each, and God of all?
Page 104 - If you wish to upset the law that all crows are black, you must not seek to show that no crows are ; it is enough if you prove one single crow to be white. My own white crow is Mrs. Piper. In the trances of this medium, I cannot resist the conviction that knowledge appears which she has never gained by the ordinary waking use of her eyes and ears and wits. What the source of this knowledge may be I know not, and have not the glimmer of an explanatory suggestion to make ; but from admitting the fact...
Page 100 - The aim of the Society is to approach these various problems without prejudice or prepossession of any kind, and in the same spirit of exact and unimpassloned Inquiry which has enabled Science to solve so many problems, once not less obscure nor less hotly debated.
Page 100 - An examination of the nature and extent of any influence which may be exerted by one mind upon another, apart from any generally recognized mode of perception.
Page 57 - Light, electric, magnetic, galvanic matter, and ether, appear to be all one and the same body, under different modifications. This light or ether, is the element which connects soul and body, and the spiritual and material world together.

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