By Emily Suzanne Clark
Drawing on interesting documents of exact seance practices, the lives of the mediums, and bigger citywide and nationwide contexts, Clark finds how the messages that the Cercle got from the spirit international provided its participants wealthy non secular reports in addition to a discussion board for political activism encouraged via republican beliefs. Messages from departed souls together with Francois Rabelais, Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, Robert E. Lee, Emanuel Swedenborg, or even Confucius mentioned executive buildings, the ethical development of humanity, and equality. The Afro-Creole Spiritualists have been inspired to proceed suffering for justice in a brand new international the place "bright" spirits might substitute raced bodies.
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A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans by Emily Suzanne Clark