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1 A PowerPoint Presentation By Rev. John Kohlenberger A Brief History of The Spiritualist Church

2 Founders of the movement: 1700s Emanuel Swedenborg – a philosopher of the Spirit 1800s Justine Kerner - supernormal and magnetic therapeutics Margareta Fox demonstrated Mediumship in N.Y. Spiritualist Medium, Mrs. Maria Hayden, in England N.Y. Supreme Court Judge. John W. Edmonds

3 What is Spiritualism? Founders of the movement: (Cont) Late 1800s Andrew Jackson Davis - 'Nature's Divine Revelations' 'John the Baptist' of Modern Spiritualism First Lyceum opened by Mr. J. Hitchcock in Nottingham England Dr. A. Russel Wallace co-discovered the Theory of Evolution Helena Petrovna Blavatsky founded the Theosophical Movement

4 What is Spiritualism? Founders and Events in Spiritualism: Late, late 1800s Daniel Dunglas Home discovered his Mediumship in US Developed his Mediumship in England James Martin Peebles - 'the spiritual pilgrim' Surrounded by what he called his 'band of angels' Alfred Russel Wallace Wrote to the N.Y. Times regarding Spiritualism and Science The Society for Psychical Research was started

5 Important events: Early 1900s Professor William James, MD, taught physiology and philosophy Spiritualists National Union Limited formed Sir Arthur Conan Doyle proclaimed his belief in the teachings and truth of Spiritualism. called the 'St. Paul' of Spiritualism International Spiritualists Federation formed What is Spiritualism?

6 Recent events in Spiritualism: 1900s (Cont.) Arthur Findlay's trilogy published "On the edge of the Etheric'‘ "The Rock of Truth" "The Unfolding Universe" Ernest Oaten broadcast by BBC about Spiritualism Lord Dowding - in command of the RAF provided convincing evidence of survival of “dead” troops during WW II What is Spiritualism?

7 More Recent events in Spiritualism: Late 1900s Eileen J. Garrett - established the New York-based Parapsychology Foundation Ena & Harry Twigg, sitting with canon John Pearce- Higgins A discarnate voice asked her to switch on a tape recorder … The spirit voice belonged to the missing Bishop Pike who had been dead 24 hours September 4, 'According to the modern catechism the Church has decided not to forbid anymore to dialogue with the deceased... this is as a sequel of new discoveries within the domain of the paranormal.' What is Spiritualism?

8 Mystical Spiritualist Church August 2001 First meeting as a Non-profit Church in Costa Mesa, California August 2006 First meeting as a Non-profit Church in Prescott Valley, Arizona “It is indeed a joy and a blessing when man and spirit join together in search of the greater truths and awarenesses!” – Dr. James Peebles

9 The Mystical Spiritualist Church Now meeting regularly in Prescott and Prescott Valley, AZ (Near Sedona) Also meets Quarterly in Costa Mesa California Home of 21 st Century Spiritualism “GOD IS Alive and hiding in each one of us!”

10 Fin The End


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