F.A.Q.

This section is created to provide answers to some of those Frequently Asked Questions regarding Spiritualism. Reading them in the order presented will provide a full understanding of the Science, Philosophy, and Religion of Spiritualism.

The questions below are excerpts from the NSAC Spiritualist Manual. (click each question for the specific answer).


  • What Is A Spiritualist?
  • Can a Spiritualist Accept the Teachings of Jesus?
  • Is Spiritualism a Religion?
  • What Is a Medium?
  • What Is This Influence on the Medium?
  • How Do You Know This Influence Is Exercised by Spirits?
  • Then Are These Mediums "Fortune-Tellers?"
  • But Do They Not Foretell the Future?
  • Then of What Use Is Spiritualism, If Not to Predict the Future?
  • In What Way Could That Be Possible?
  • Is Spirit Communication Necessary to Bring This About?
  • What Other Benefit Is Spirit Communication?
  • Why Do Your Mediums Not Confine Themselves to This Teaching, Instead of Giving the Messages We Generally Hear?
  • But Why Do Mediums Accept Fees for Their Work?
  • Why Was Spirit Communication Not Established Long Ago?
  • Then Must We Be Highly Educated to Receive Spirit Communications Direct?
  • But Some of Your Mediums Seem to Have Little Education?
  • Some Manifestations Seem Childish, of What Use Are "Rappings," and the Like?
  • To What 'Natural Forces' Do You Refer?
  • Are You Willing to Submit to Scientific Investigation?
  • Then Why Has Not Science Demonstrated Your Claims?
  • Then Why Do Scientists Reject These So-Called Facts Your Claims?
  • Why Do You Not Attempt to Convince The Scientific World?
  • Does the Exercise of Mediumship Harm the Medium?
  • Are Spirit Communications Always Correct?
  • Are There Other Methods of Communication Besides Spirit Raps?
  • Do You Not Often Come in Contact with Evil Spirits?
  • Do You Believe in 'Good' and 'Evil' Spirits?