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Etheric Studies

Etheric Studies

etheric studies Field of research that includes Electronic Voice Phenomena and Instrumental TranscommunicationS, as well as other forms of after-death communications. Etheric studies involve mind-to-mind etheric connection between the human etheric self and nonphysical people and beings. The living actually are the mechanism by which the nonphysical can manifest in the physical world. Accordingly, etheric studies can be seen as evolved from Mediumship. High-technology equipment combined with subtle energies are involved in etheric studies research ...
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Ghost Hunters: William James and the Hunt for Scientific Proof of Life after Death - Deborah Blum

Ghost Hunters: William James and the Hunt for Scientific Proof of Life after Death – Deborah Blum

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Poision Squad and The Poisoner's Handbook tells the amazing story of William James's quest for empirical evidence of the spirit world What if a world -renowned philosopher and professor of psychiatry at Harvard suddenly announced he believed in ghosts? At the close of the nineteenth century, the illustrious William James led a determined scientific investigation into unexplainable incidences of clairvoyance and ghostly visitations. James and a small group of ...
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Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death - F. W. H. Myers

Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death – F. W. H. Myers

This work, first published in the 19th century, was the culmination of more than 20 years of research into the survival of consciousness after death. Declaring the soul able to survive the death of the body was extremely daring at a time when the scientific community's leaning toward materialism made it risky to even express the belief that man possesses a soul. The author's fascination with spiritualism and mediumship led him to examine mediumistic communications ...
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The Gateway of Understanding - Carl Wickland

The Gateway of Understanding – Carl Wickland

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The Stepchildren of Science – Heather Wolffram

Leading the reader through the darkened séance rooms and laboratories of Imperial and inter-war Germany, The Stepchildren of Science casts light on the emergence of psychical research and parapsychology in the German context. It looks, in particular, at the role of the psychiatrist Albert von Schrenck-Notzing - a figure who fashioned himself as both propagandist and Grand Seignior of German parapsychology - in shaping these nascent disciplines. In contrast to other recent studies in which ...
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Thirty Years Among the Dead - Carl Wickland

Thirty Years Among the Dead – Carl Wickland

Carl August Wickland (February 14, 1861 - November 13, 1945) was a psychiatrist, a paranormal researcher and a non-fiction author. Wickland was born in 1861 at Liden, Norland Province, Sweden. His father taught him cabinet making in his youth. Later he studied watchmaking. In 1881 he arrived in St. Paul, Minn. after having emigrated from Sweden the year before. He married Anna W. Anderson in 1896 and they moved to Chicago so that he could ...
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