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by Uriah Smith
As we draw closer to the secong coming of Christ, the line between good and evil becomes blurred as evil masquerades as good, disguised in popular entertainment, communication and innocent pleasures...
The History Of Spiritualism
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
The Darkened Room: Women, Power, and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England
by 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 hugely popular spiritualist movement, which maintained that women were uniquely qualified to commune with spirits of the dead, offered female mediums a new independence, authority, and potential to undermine conventional class and gender relations in the home and in society.Using previously unexamined sources and an innovative approach, Alex Owen invokes the Victorian world of darkened sťance rooms, theatrical apparitions, and moving episodes of happiness lost and regained...
Spiritualism in Antebellum America (Religion in North America)
by 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." ?Church History".....
Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American Spiritualism
by 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...