Jun 04, 2020
Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars
Posted by Jenny Hazelgrove

Historians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces, interest in spiritualism had faded by the end of the Great War Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumption and shows how spiritualism grew between the wars and became part of the fabric of popular culture This book provides a fascinating and lively insight into an alternativeHistorians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces, interest in spiritualism had faded by the end of the Great War Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumption and shows how spiritualism grew between the wars and became part of the fabric of popular culture This book provides a fascinating and lively insight into an alternative culture that flourished and continues to flourish alongside conventional outlets for spiritual beliefs and needs.

  • Title: Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars
  • Author: Jenny Hazelgrove
  • ISBN: 9780719055591
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback
  • BBC Religions Spiritualism History of Modern Spiritualism Oct , Modern Spiritualism dates from the s It rapidly became fashionable with both men and women and across all social classes and acquired the name Spiritualism in the s British Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars by Jenny Historians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces, interest in spiritualism had faded by the end of the Great War Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumption and shows how spiritualism grew between the wars and became part of the fabric of popular culture. Spiritualist Association of Great Britain Home Spiritualism and Beyond The History of Spiritualism Spiritualism was brought to Britain throughout the s by American medium migrants however, it is noted as officially being established in England in , by David Richmond, a spiritualist returning from America to Keighley, Yorkshire Britain today has the greatest concentration of Spiritualism in the world. Victorian Spiritualism In the s, Spiritualism became part of Victorian subculture with its mediums, specialist newspapers, pamphlets, treatises, societies, private and public sances which included table rapping, table tipping, automatic writing, levitation, and other communications with spirits. BBC Religions Spiritualism Spiritualism at a glance Sep , Modern Spiritualism can include a very wide range of beliefs and world views Those who follow it are united in believing that communication with spirits is possible British Broadcasting The Victorian supernatural The British Library May , Professor Roger Luckhurst challenges the idea of the th century as one of secularisation, exploring the popularity of mesmerism, spiritualism and true ghost stories in the period The Victorian supernatural The British Library Spiritualism Spiritualism beliefs Spiritualism has been related to the practices of early Christianity and has developed into an additional form of Christian Spiritualism, e.g the still active First Spiritual Temple in the USA founded in and the Greater World Christian Spiritualist League later to become the Greater World Christian Spiritualist Association in the UK which was founded in . Spiritualism religion Britannica Spiritualism fared better in Britain, especially in the s after the repeal of the witchcraft laws, which had been used against mediums quite apart from any charges of fakery It had its greatest success in France and Brazil, where it was known as spiritism and incorporated the idea of reincarnation So successful has the movement been in Brazil that the French founder of spiritism, Allan Kardec, has

    Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars Historians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces interest in spiritualism had faded by the end of the Great War Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumpti


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