Fascinating historical background about Mediums and mediumship. The Emmons capture the human courage, doubts, dedication, and faith of mediums who are Guided by Spirit to use their gifts. This book is rich in both academic research and personal stories. Destined to be a classic reference, it is recommended reading for those learning to use their gifts of insight and for all who want to learn more about the phenomina of Mediumship within the Spiritualist religion.
Using their own colorful, personal experiences and those of other mediums,the authors present an intriguing, well-rounded view of mediumship. In a field still not widely researched, this book offers a revealing glimpse into the "hows" and "whys" of communicating with spirits. Information gleaned from interviews of some of today's most respected mediums - coupled with historical facts about personalities of a bygone era - combine to make the book very readable. Yet its insights challenge the reader to examine how spiritualism fits into his or her own belief system. It's well worth reading, for both those experienced in the metaphysical and those who are just beginning a spiritual journey.