Passed to Spirit-Life!: Bostonians Explore Spiritualism
November 13, 2010
In the mid-ninteenth centry, Spiritualism the belief that it is possible for the living to communicate with those who have passed away, provided fertile ground for discussion. While some middle class Bostonians frequented seances and attended lectures involving "spirit materializations," detractors declared that Spiritualism preached "free love" and would destroy the family. During this talk in Story Chapel, Dee Morris will introduce us to some of those now buried at Mount Auburn who were spiritualism's greatest advocates as well as its staunchest critics.