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Hungry ghosts in Japan

A fascinating account of post-Tsunami haunting sand spirit possession in Japan by the Times' Asia editor. It parallels older accounts, such as Carl Wickland's 30 Years Among the Dead, in which he uses his wife as a medium to house spirits, who he…Continue

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Anthropology and the Paranormal

Symposium held at the Eslaen Institute, California, October 2013…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on October 26, 2013 at 13:16

The Search for Survival. A Review of Trevor Hamilton's, 'Tell My Mother I'm Not Dead'

Tell My Mother I’m Not Dead: A Case Study in Mediumship Research

by Trevor Hamilton, Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2012.£8.95, $17.90, 191pp, Appendices, Glossary, Resources and References.

Tell My Mother I’m Not Dead is a personal and intellectual journey for…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on August 13, 2013 at 22:47

Visit to a Medium: Notes and comments

Time and place       

Monday 25th February 2013, 4.30pm    

Private flat in London, UK

Present: Fiona Bowie (Sitter) and the medium



I recorded the session and listened to it again a couple of…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on July 27, 2013 at 18:15

Afterlife as experienced

I'm contemplating a piece of research work about the experienced nature of the afterlife.  I intend to make detailed comparisons between channeled descriptions from spirits living 'Upstairs' written down by a number of channelers.  There are many in the English language, 19th-20thCs - I'm on top of that I think, and there is the Brazilian national treasure Chico Xavier, a largely uneducated person who has channeled some 250 books, a couple of which are translated into English.  Preliminary…


Posted by Dr Clement Jewitt on June 8, 2013 at 13:06

What do Angels Look Like?

What do angels look like? Some appear as orbs of light. Chapter 10 of the book “Breaking the Antichrist Code”by Eric vonAnderseck co-authored by Maria vonAnderseck  is all about angels and how some are seen as orbs.  Included in the…


Posted by Maria vonAnderseck on June 3, 2013 at 14:30

Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic - New E-Book...

This short ebook is a beginner's introduction to key themes in the anthropology of the supernatural. It aims to situate paranormal experiences and supernatural beliefs within a much broader framework through taking a cross-cultural approach. It is hoped that this approach will not only give the reader a greater appreciation of the variety of supernatural beliefs and paranormal experiences prevalent in the world’s cultures, but also that it will allow for a more in-depth, and so better…


Posted by Jack Hunter on January 31, 2013 at 10:59


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