Definitions for "Spiritualism"
The doctrine, in opposition to the materialists, that all which exists is spirit, or soul -- that what is called the external world is either a succession of notions impressed on the mind by the Deity, as maintained by Berkeley, or else the mere educt of the mind itself, as taught by Fichte.
A belief that departed spirits hold intercourse with mortals by means of physical phenomena, as by rappng, or during abnormal mental states, as in trances, or the like, commonly manifested through a person of special susceptibility, called a medium; spiritism; the doctrines and practices of spiritualists.
this is more than a religion a science and a philosophy, it is a way of life. Spiritualism came about as a result of the Hydesville rapping's in 1848.
The contacting, interaction, or trafficking with spirits, such as angels, demons, elementals, extradimensinal entities, ghosts, and other noncorporeal entities.
Keywords:  necromancy, see
See necromancy.
Keywords:  concern, things
concern with things of the spirit
Keywords:  quality
The quality or state of being spiritual.