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Are the Seven Principles still ‘fit for purpose’?

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“When everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”  – George S. Patton. The Seven Principles have once again come under scrutiny. This follows researchers’ discovery that the idea the Principles were given to Emma Hardinge Britten (EHB) by Robert Owen, … Continue reading

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The unhappy mediums

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By Jim Warwood. March 31, 2011 was the 163rd anniversary of the beginnings of modern Spiritualism.  On this date in 1848, in a small cottage in Hydesville, New York State, the Fox family discovered that the rapping noises heard in … Continue reading

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Emma Hardinge CDs available

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In 1865, Emma Hardinge Britten gave a series of lectures entitled The Philosophy of Spiritualism. Her words were written down at the time, and a book was produced. Perry Rabbitts, who has transferred these lectures to seven CDs, along with … Continue reading

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For and Against: Reincarnation

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For and Against is a new series in which two well-known commentators with opposing views on a particular spiritual or philosophical topic debate the issue. To kick off this series, Roy Stemman and Leslie Price get stuck into the thorny … Continue reading

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Remembering our Heroes and Sheroes

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Back in the seventies, my wife and I were taking a service on March 24, when I asked the congregation: “What is the special event next Sunday?” “Palm Sunday,” they all murmured as one. “No,” I said, practically stamping my … Continue reading

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New year – new beginnings

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The wrapping paper’s recycled, the decorations are down, and amid resolutions to join the gym, cut down on the wine (or whatever our own particular indulgence might be!) or even just get a few more early nights, we set out … Continue reading

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The challenge of Madame Blavatsky

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December 2010 was a good month for Madame Blavatsky (1831-1891) who co-founded the Theosophical Society (TS) in New York in 1875. A website devoted to her influence, Blavatsky News, celebrated its first anniversary. And not one but two of the … Continue reading

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