A Review of Ann Braude’s “Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America”

October 23, 2018 | Comments Off on A Review of Ann Braude’s “Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America”

Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America by Ann Braude serves as a watershed in the historical understanding of the American Spiritualist movement.  Previous authorship by Frank Podmore in his 1963 book From Mesmer to Christian Science: A Short History of Mental Healing had insufficiently conveyed the importance of the Spiritualism movement, even […]

Spiritualism Explainer Thread

October 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Spiritualism Explainer Thread

Here is a Twitter thread created in hopes of illuminating some of the unknown pieces of the American Spiritualism Movement.  It was more than just a pastime for frauds and charlatans and involved the combination of scientific and religious discoveries and divergences. Twitter Moment: https://twitter.com/i/moments/1046979999033692162 ThreadReaderApp Unrolled: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1046965055370268672.html?refreshed=1539144031 Throughout the thread you will notice additions made to […]

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