Spiritism \Spir"it*ism\, n. Spiritualsm. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spiritism — is a Christian [ [http://www.ecrealty.net/kar/tview02.htm Spiritist Center of Orlando] ] philosophical doctrine, established in France in the mid nineteenth century.Spiritism, or French spiritualism, is based on books written by French educator… …   Wikipedia

  • Spiritism — • History and methods of Spiritism (here distinguished from Spiritualism) and the dangers inherent in its practice and beliefs Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Spiritism     Spiritism …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • spiritism — SPIRITÍSM s.n. Doctrină şi practică bazate pe credinţa posibilităţii de comunicare cu spiritele celor morţi (prin mijlocirea (mijloci) unui mediu). – Din fr. spiritisme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  spiritísm s. n. Trimis… …   Dicționar Român

  • spiritism — [spir′itiz΄əm] n. SPIRITUALISM spiritist n., adj. spiritistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • spiritism — noun Date: 1856 spiritualism 2a • spiritist noun • spiritistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spiritism — spiritist, n. spiritistic, adj. /spir i tiz euhm/, n. the doctrine or practices of spiritualism. [1860 65; SPIRIT + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Spiritism — noun a philosophical doctrine akin to Spiritualism, established in France in the mid nineteenth century …   Wiktionary

  • spiritísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • SPIRITISM —    a mode of thought and more importantly behavior based on the BELIEF that the SPIRITS of the dead and other spirits interact and sometimes even communicate with the living. Such intercourse normally takes place through dreams, illness and… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • spiritism — noun another term for spiritualism (in sense 1). Derivatives spiritist adjective &noun spiritistic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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