Spiritualism in its modern incarnation started in the mid nineteenth century in the USA and essentially grew out of Christianity. It is still perceived as largely Christian in its broadest sense (although no-one, least of all Spiritualists, would begin to claim that its beliefs were orthodox), but there are people from other traditions who happily take the title "Spiritualist" whose background is anything but Christian. It involves contact with the spirits of the dead, through a medium.- Category ID : 461118
Educational articles about the different types of mediumship. Includes a number of pages devoted to the phenomena at Scole including apports, the films of images and the Alice project. Also includes advice on how to sit for phenomena, a guestbook and recommended reading.