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Apparitions; An Essay, Explanatory of Old Facts and a New Theory. to Which Are Added, Sketches and Adventures (Paperback) Loot Price: R202
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Apparitions; An Essay, Explanatory of Old Facts and a New Theory. to Which Are Added, Sketches and Adventures (Paperback)

Newton Crosland

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ... apparitions. part I. arguments. "There is a natural body and there is a spiritual body." "For to one is given by the Spirit... the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning ofsPiriU" S.padl. "O Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet Thy Spirit walks abroad." Shakspbre. When Madame De Stael was asked what she thought of ghosts, she replied that " she did not believe in them, but she was afraid of them." It would have been a proper retort to say, that "if her knowledge of them had been greater her fear would have been less." In fact, there is nothing more cowardly than ignorance. In all ages supernatural stories have exercised a startling power over mankind, and appeals to angels and spirits unseen and unknown, have controlled the conduct of human multitudes, when more practical and obvious influences have been ineffectual. B The questions which I now intend to discuss are these. Are spiritual manifestations real or imaginary? Are they good or evil, dangerous or harmless, beneficial or useless, frivolous or important? In fact, I wish to expound, in an elementary manner, the moral and philosophy of Spiritualism. Every one knows that during the last twenty years the subject of spiritual manifestations has been brought very prominently before the public mind, either as a matter of ridicule or of serious examination. When, in the summer of 1854, my attention was first directed to the phenomena of Spiritmanifestations, and before I knew anything about them beyond what I learnt from mere rumour, I considered that they must necessarily be "the most impious buffoonery ever palmed upon the credulity of a nation." Further investigation, 'of a laborious and minute character, not only satisfied me that this hasty and insulting...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Newton Crosland
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19778-4
Barcode: 9781230197784
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-230-19778-8

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