MYS137: Throughout the ages, grieving people have sought contact with the dead, including through the use of mediums. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask whether mediums really can contact the dead, whether we should trust them, and what the Bible has to say about it.
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Links for this episode:
- Deborah Blum’s book Ghost Hunters: William James and the Scientific Search for Proof of Life After Death
- The textbook Parapsychology: A Handbook for the 21st Century
- The textbook An Introduction to Parapsychology (5th ed)
- Fr. Alois Wiesinger’s book Occult Phenomena in Light of Theology
- Rev. Minot Savage’s book Psychics: Facts and Theories
- Rayleigh Scattering (video)
- Cold reading
- Hot reading
- Unconscious fraud
- Beischel & Schwartz 2007 Mediumship Study
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