Spirit World And Spirit Life; Automatic Writing

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byCharlotte Elizabeth Dresser

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... III. TESTS AND EVIDENTIAL MATTER I AM aware that the Society for Psychical Research has devoted its energies to proving the one fact of future existence, the continuity of human life after that which we call death. The circle with which we have been in communication regard that fact as already proved, and devote their messages largely to spiritual teachings and to descriptions of spirit life. In this volume, therefore, instruction concerning future existence is of chief importance. The tests or evidential incidents which we have received have mostly been given as a stimulus to our own faith, and by way of credentials, that through them others might believe the more serious communications. A few of these incidents are given in this chapter, trusting that they may serve to inspire belief in the messages that follow. The closing chapter of the book also contains some evidential matter. In 1918 Margaret Cameron's book, 'The Seven Purposes,' was published. Having seen it advertised, I sent for a copy. Of the contents of the book, we knew absolutely nothing; and because of this ignorance, it occurred to us to try and secure some test through its pages. We therefore asked our instructor to give us some word or sentence used in the book. After a little time this reply came: "The name of Napoleon occurs in the book." When the book arrived I looked eagerly through its pages for the wished-for proof, but found only a reference to Napoleonic wars. We asked if that was what was meant, but were told: "No; Napoleon is mentioned." The next day Sis went through it very carefully, finding at last near its close, the name Napoleon in an inconspicuous sentence of four words. This name, occurring as it does but once in the entire book, seems to us perfect evidence, for it does not s...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... III. TESTS AND EVIDENTIAL MATTER I AM aware that the Society for Psychical Research has devoted its energies to proving the one fact ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217559743

ISBN - 13:9780217559744

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