Book of Spirits

Book of Spirits

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Also known as The Spirits’ Book, this was written by Allan Kardec (Léon Dénizarth Hippolyte Rivail) in 1857, and later translated into English from the original French. The book contains, “The principles of Spiritist Doctrine on the immortality of the soul; the nature of spirits and their relations with men; the moral law; the present life; the future life; and the destiny of the human race—according to the teachings of spirits of high degree, transmitted through various mediums.”

Sources:

Kardec, Allan: The Spirits’ Book. (1857) New York: Studium, 1980
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