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Spiritualism is a religious movement based on the belief that the spirits of the dead exist and .... Mesmer did not contribute religious beliefs, but he brought a technique, later .... The claims of spiritualists and others as to the reality of ghosts were investigated by the Society for Psychical Research, founded in London in 1882.

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Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals) [G K Nelson] on Amazon.com. ... in 1969, this title explores the origins of Spiritualism as a religion movement.

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Spiritualism: Spiritualism, in religion, a movement based on the belief that departed ... a president of the Royal Society (the national scientific organization of Great ... from Ascended Masters (spiritual beings who are believed to guide human ...

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... our own time to explore the powers of spirituality in contemporary society and culture. ... sciences religions are cultural forms and creations--systems of beliefs ... still do not list the word whilst they may refer to spiritualism, spiritual experience  ...

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Jun 22, 2008 ... Spirituality, as it is used today, refers to the recognition and cultivation ... The three dominant religious traditions of the West at this time, Judaism, ... The spiritual impulse is part of the human condition; no culture or society has ...

www.mja.com.au/journal/2007/186/10/culture-spirituality-religion-and-health-looking-big-picture

May 21, 2007 ... It reflects a belief that cultural change can be usefully studied at a large scale of global influences affecting entire societies, and not just at the ...

www.asanet.org/topics/religion-and-spirituality

Sociology uses the tools of social science to explore religious beliefs and practices, ... the impact of religious organizations on individuals, groups, and societies.

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It draws on the literature on religion, spirituality, sociology and anthropology, and ... Durkheim (1915) also predicted that modern society will ultimately have no ...

www.jstor.org/stable/25605339

Thus the "Spiritual. Church," as its members often call it, was established at a time when Quebec society was undergoing rapid secu larisation and the Catholic  ...