Both of his parents were of Scottish descent. James Robinson variously performed under the names "James Campbell", "H. Campbell" and "Professor Campbell", and his specialties included impersonations, "dialect singing", hypnotism, ventriloquism and magic tricks.
Spirit guide Inthe English -born Spiritualist C. Dorreen Phillips wrote of her experiences with a medium at Camp ChesterfieldIndiana: They are very noisy and appear to have great power.
In old-line Spiritualism, a portion of the services, generally toward the end, is given over to demonstrations of mediumship through contact with the spirits of the dead.
A typical example of this way of describing a mediumistic church service is found in the autobiography of C. Directly or with the help of a spirit guide, the medium passes the information on to the message's recipient s. When a medium is doing a "reading" for a particular person, that person is known as the "sitter".
Trance mediumship[ edit ] "Trance mediumship" is often seen as a form of mental mediumship. Most trance mediums remain conscious during a communication period, wherein a spirit uses the medium's mind to communicate. The spirit or spirits using the medium's mind influences the mind with the thoughts being conveyed.
The medium allows the ego to step aside for the message to be delivered. At the same time, one has awareness of the thoughts coming through and may even influence the message with one's own bias.
Such a trance is not to be confused with sleepwalkingas the patterns are entirely different. Castillo states, Trance phenomena result from the behavior of intense focusing of attention, which is the key psychological mechanism of trance induction.
Adaptive responses, including institutionalized forms of trance, are 'tuned' into neural networks in the brain. Spiritualism generally attracted female adherents, many who had strong interests in social justice. Many trance mediums delivered passionate speeches on abolitionismtemperanceand women's suffrage.
That person selectively wrote down or otherwise recorded the medium's words. Rarely did the assistant record the responding words of the sitter and other attendants.
An example of this kind of relationship can be found in the early 20th century collaboration between the trance medium Mrs.
Cook of the William T. The latter was a non-medium Spiritualist who transcribed Cook's messages in shorthand. He edited them for publication in book and pamphlet form. Physical mediumship is defined as manipulation of energies and energy systems by spirits.
This type of mediumship is claimed to involve perceptible manifestations, such as loud raps and noises, voices, materialized objects, apports, materialized spirit bodies, or body parts such as hands, legs and feet.Spirit slate writing and kindred phenomena.
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Mediumship is the practice of purportedly mediating communication between spirits of the dead and living human beings. Practitioners are known as "mediums." There are different types of mediumship, including spirit channeling and ouija..
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