A History of the Recent Developments in Spiritual Manifestations, in the City of Philadelphia

A History of the Recent Developments in Spiritual Manifestations, in the City of Philadelphia

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... and all will be right with you. You will soon feel a blessed assurance that you are under the superintendence of good spirits that will direct you in the pathway of rightness and truth. Impressions are sometimes made on the minds of mediums, who fear they are of their own origin, but they must discriminate between them, which is easy to do by the honest, as all the mediums, I know are." This afi"orded her some comfort for a short time. But upon more reflection she was again overwhelmed in doubt, as to the independence of her own will in influencing the hand, when she again spelled out the following: --" My Dear Aunt--You are too incredulous; wont you ever believe us? What more evidence do you want? Mind what tells you." Here a friend and adviser is meant. Here the question was asked, " Will the spirits leave her if she 'does not give up Q" Ans. " Not yet." Ques. " Why not? she can't believe." Ans. " 'Tis because we love you, we do not leave you. You think you are deceiving others and being deceived yourself--but we will give you better evidence when you are better prepared." This medium has since become much more resigned, and is progressing rapidly. These feelings of doubt and incredulity are the cause of much suffering with most of the mediums---a condition that should elicit sympathy and kindness, instead of reproach and harshness. Thus spelling is commenc'ed with short sentences, which become longer and longer as the mediums become more and more developed. There are in the possession of some of the mediums, lengthy specimens of composition, on scientific and philosophical subjects, the most magnificent in the language. New theories are adduced, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965396
  • 9781236965394