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Term: spiritualism

DEFINITIONS

Spiritualism: A religion, science, and philosophy that believes in continuous life, based upon communication with those who live in the spirit world, as demonstrated through mediumship. Through such communication one is able to receive guidance in mundane and spiritual matters from spiritual beings who are knowledgeable. Personal responsibility, the golden rule and the belief that the door to reformation is never closed are embraced.
source: Spiritualism & Clairvoyance for Beginners, by Elizabeth Ow


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New Age
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Spiritism
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