Modern Spiritualism Laid Bare; Unmasked, Dissected, And Viewed From Spiritualists' Own Teachings…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Bourbon Wasson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. A brief History of the Origin, Development, and Rapid Progress of Spiritualism, and the Alarming Attitude it has Assumed, etc. The careful reader will remember that in the preceding chapters and others, we have referred to a certain beast or beasts in the prophecies of Daniel and Revelations, as prefiguring the coming and manifestations of Spiritualism. And by turning to the 13th chapter of Revelations, it will be seen that two beasts are here described: The first, we are told, was like unto a leopard, and his feet like the feet of a bear, his mouth as the mouth of a lion, and the dragon gave him his power and seat and great authority, etc., and we will here add this beast and the dreadful and terrible beast seen by Daniel, (chapter 7: 7, 19,) and although "diverse" from anything he had yet seen, and quite different in its general configuration to the one just described in Revelation, yet quite all commentators and writers on prophecy are generally agreed that both beasts are intended to represent one and the same, and that each refers to the Roman Hierarchy or Pontifical power. Further comment on this subject, we have neither time nor space here to give, nor does it indeed come within the scope of this present matter, but will be considered at some length in our forthcoming work on "Prophecy and Revelations." But in the 13th chapter of Revelations referred to, we also have the two-horned beast, which has already been mentioned, described, "which came up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon," and exercised all the power of the first beast before him, etc. "And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire to come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, and deceiveth them...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. A brief History of the Origin, Development, and Rapid Progress of Spiritualism, and the Alarming ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217317332

ISBN - 13:9780217317337

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