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Was Abraham Lincoln a spiritualist?

by Gordon, James L.

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Published by [First Congregational Church] in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Psychology

  • About the Edition

    Leaflet does not deal with title but does give some data on Lincoln as a Christian.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Rev. James L. Gordon
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25358521M
    OCLC/WorldCa62297672

    First Edition of Nettie's book In Nettie Colburn Maynard published her memoir entitled: Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist?, or, Curious Revelations from the Life of a Trance Medium. She provides a detailed account of her experience of giving trance sittings for both President and Mrs. Lincoln. If you would like to pursue Lincoln’s faith journey further, I commend a Trinity Forum Reading, Abraham Lincoln: The Spiritual Growth of a Public Man. The reading includes excerpts from Elton Trueblood’s classic book, Abraham Lincoln: Theologian of American Anguish, along with the texts of the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural.

      Now comes an important book that, I think, will be invaluable for people who are overwhelmed by plus books on President Abraham Lincoln and . Seances in Washington | This book is a first-hand account of the author's experiences as a Spiritualist medium in Washington during the Civil War. The author, Nettie Colburn Maynard was a young woman from a modest family who through her work as a trance medium finds herself mingling with the elite of Washington society.

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Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cultu Ratings: 0. Excerpt from Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist?: Or, Curious Revelations From the Life of a Trance Medium It is to be hoped that through the aid of this book, some such master mind as that of Robert J.

Ingersoll will give the matter special attention, and follow out the thought to a point where positive accurate information will yield its intelligence to the world, and not to those only who profess : Mrs. Nettie Colburn Maynard. This book profiles the mysterious and mystical side of Abraham Lincoln: his spiritual side.

Lincoln’s interest in Spiritualism apparently separated him from many, but not all, as you will see in reading this book. Medium Nettie Colburn was born in and in she published this book.

It charts her experiences with President Lincoln during a difficult period of great upheaval in the United States/5(4). Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist Or Curious Revelations From the Life of a Trance Medium by Nettie Colburn Maynard.

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Hartranft edition,Pages: Personal experiences of a trance medium with Abraham Lincoln. Page - The infant a mother attended and loved, The mother that infant's affection who proved, The husband that mother and infant who blessed — Each, all, are away to their dwellings of rest.

The maid on whose cheek, on whose brow, in whose eye, Shone beauty and pleasure— her triumphs are by: And the memory of those who loved. Lincoln, Abraham,Spiritualism Publisher Philadelphia, R. Hartranft Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language EnglishPages: Abraham Lincoln was or was not, a Spiritualist, must be reached by conclusion, Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist.

- 5 - through and by the judgement File Size: KB. Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist. by William Eleazar Barton See also The Dark Side of Abraham Lincoln - Over 50 Books on CDROM and Spiritualism and the Cult of the Dead - Books on DVDrom During Mr.

Lincoln's occupancy of the White House, there were several rumors to the effect that President and Mrs. Lincoln were both : Heinz Schmitz.

Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist. by William Eleazar Barton See also The Dark Side of Abraham Lincoln - Over 50 Books on CDROM and Spiritualism and the Cult of the Dead - Books on DVDrom During Mr.

Lincoln's occupancy of the White House, there were several rumors to the effect that President and Mrs. Lincoln were both : Heinz Schmitz. After reading Mr. Elton Trueblood's book "Abraham Lincoln: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership" I truly believe that Abraham Lincoln was definitely a Christian.

Read this book /5(45). An memoir by a trance medium named Nettie Colburn Maynard, Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist?, stands apart from some of the era’s hackneyed literature in its vividness of style and even verisimilitude.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. President Lincoln's command during the Civil War was affected by his spiritual, or as the author states, his psychic life. Anyone who has an interest in Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, the Spiritualist movement of that time, or in phenomena would appreciate this book/5(16).

New book details Lincoln's chaotic inaugural journey A new book details how President Abraham Lincoln survived chaos, deadly threats and narrow escapes during a day train trip to his inauguration. It is interesting to read a first-hand account from this Spiritualist medium who held seances in the White House for President Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary, and their friends and colleagues.

The insights offered by editor Irene McGarvie add much to the account as well for those of us reading such a distance in time from the events/5. Buy Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist?: Or, Curious Revelations from the Life of a Trance Medium by Nettie Colburn Maynard (Creator) online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 20 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Lincoln, who entered the Civil War with no intention of abolishing slavery, soon changed his philosophy and took the young psychic's advice.

That girl was Nettie Colburn, who went on to write about her experience in a book called Was Abraham Lincoln a Spiritualist?. She tells of how a piano was made by one of the spirit mediums to rise by itself, lifted by the hands of unseen ghosts. The religious views of Abraham Lincoln are a matter of interest among scholars and the public.

Lincoln grew up in a highly religious Baptist family. He never joined any Church, and was a skeptic as a young man and sometimes ridiculed revivalists. He frequently referred to God and had a deep knowledge of the Bible, often quoting it.

The Lincolns and the Spiritualists. After Willie Lincoln’s death in earlya devastated Mary Lincoln found some comfort in the tenets of Spiritualism—the belief that departed loved ones could be contacted by “lifting a very slight veil” between the living and the dead through séances guided by Spiritualist mediums.Elton Trueblood has always been one of my heroes.

This book elevated Lincoln in my view. Trueblood divides his book into 6 chapters; the spiritual pilgrimage of Lincoln (which any student of Am. history would be familiar), the agonizing interlude, Lincoln and the Bible, Lincoln at prayer, Lincoln and the church and the final paradox/5.Possibly the best documented case of Abraham Lincoln and his wife attending a seance was recorded in a book by Nettie Colburn Maynard (also known as Nettie Colburn) called ‘Was Abraham Lincoln A Spiritualist?’ written in