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Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions and the Occult[edit]

Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions and the Occult by George Mather, Alvin J. Schmidt, and Larry A. Nichols, Zondervan, 1993

  • For the list of articles relating to topics of a groups which have been described as religious, or have been seen by others as being of a broadly religious nature, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Religion/Encyclopedic articles. For the purposes of this page, only those articles relating to the occult specifically, or practices which might be described or seen as being of an "occult" nature, are included here.

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  • Witchcraft – General and historical observations; Beliefs and practices; Contrasts with Christianity; Conclusion;

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  • Witchcraft – General and historical observations**; Modern witchcraft*; Beliefs and practices**; Contrasts with Christianity**; Conclusion**;

Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology[edit]

Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology, 4th edition, ed. J. Gordon Melton, Gale, 1996, ISBN 0-8103-5487-X

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  • Apparitions – Evolution of the Belief in Apparitions; Primitive Concepts of Apparitions; Ancient and Modern Ideas Concerning Apparitions; Types of Apparitions; Apparitions of the Virgin Mary; Some Typical Examples of Apparitions; Why Do They Appear?; Meeting Cases; Theories Concerning Apparitions; Bibliography; Ernesto Bozzano*; Crystal gazing or Crystallomancy*; Death – Near-death experiences; Phenomena at death; After death; Bibliography; Double – Experimental findings; Projections of the double; Spontaneous projection; Seeing one's own double; Exchange of consciousness; Materialization and the double; Dream body*; Etheric double*; Fetch*; Frederica Hauffe*; Second sight*; Stigmata* – Research in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; The Case of Ethel Chapman; Thorstein Wereide*; Wraith;
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Direct writing[edit]

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  • Automatic writing – Automatic Writing from Living Communicators; Automatic Writing through Hypnotic Suggestion; The Identity of Communicators; Glimpses Into Automatic Literature; China* – Magic & Superstition; Demonism and Obsession; Ghosts; Symbolism; China in the Modern World; Communication between living and dead – Mechanical communication; Motor automatism; Independent physical signals; Deceiving spirits and the play of the subconscious; The Personal character–difficulties and complications of communictions; Multiple communications; Confusion and incoherence; Other forms of communication; Bibliography; Direct writing – The Beginning of direct writing; Precipitated Writing; Camille Flammarion*; Planchette* – How it works; Psychical research – The Historical background; The Establishment of psychical research; From psychical research to parapsychology; Bibliography; Epes Sargent*; Mrs. Smead;
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  • Clairaudience*; Divination – Bibliography; Oracles – The Oracle of Delphi at Greece; The Oracle of Dodona; The Oracle of Jupiter Trophonius; The Oracle at Colophon; Egyptian oracles; American oracles;
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  • Clairaudience – Bibliography; Oracles – The Oracles of Delos and Branchus; The Oracle of Amphiaraus; Bibliography;

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  • Louis-Adolphe Cahagnet*; John Elliotson; Emma (servant of Joseph Haddock)*; France – Early belief in sorcery; The Fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Witchcraft persecutions; The Rise of modern occultism; Spiritual healing; Spiritualism and animal magnetism; Mesmerism; Spiritualism and spiritism; French spiritualism; Psychical research and parapsychology; Radiesthesia and out-of-the-body travel; Bibliography; Healing, psychic or Psychic healing – Spirit healing; Healing at a distance; The Nature of healing; Recent developments; Bibliography; Hypnotism – The Early magnetists; The Healers Valentine Greatrakes and J. J. Gassner; Emanuel Swedenborg; Mesmerism or animal magnetism; From animal magnetism to phreno-magnetism and hypnotism; Later views of hypnotism; An Extraordinary experiment; Theory of hypnotic action; Hypnotism and spiritualism; Hypnotism and psychical phenomena; Hypnotic regression; Bibliography; Justinus Kerner*; Medium – Great mediums of the past; Healing mediums; Spiritualist views of mediumship; Psychical researchers and mediumship*; What mediumship is and what mediumship is not; Age, sex, and psychical phenomena; Health and mediumship; Dangers of mediumship; Intelligence and mediumship; The Medium's source of power; Mediumistic induction; Bibliography; Mesmerism – From animal magnetism to hypnotism; Metals (in animal magnetism)*; Personality* – Multiple personality; Somnambulism*; Spiritualism – Origins of spiritualism; Spiritualism as a religious movement; The Literature of spiritualism; Bibliography; Spiritualism – France or Spiritualism in France*; Spiritualism – Germany or Spiritualism in Germany* – Psychical research; Spiritualism – Great Britain or Spiritualism in Great Britain – Organizational efforts; The Rise of psychical research; Spiritualism today; Spiritualism and the established churches; Spiritualism – Italy or Spiritualism in Italy*; Spiritualism – Phenomena or Phenomena of spiritualism*; Spiritualism – United States or Spiritualism in the United States – Spiritualist literature; Trends in the movement; The Problem of fraud; The Progress of the movement; Spiritualism in the Twentieth Century; Bibliography; Trance – Subjective aspects of trance; Objective aspects of trance; Trance in animal magnetism and hypnotism;
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  • Automatism; Communication between living and dead – Mechanical communication; Motor automatism; Independent physical signals; Deceiving spirits and the play of the subconscious; The Personal character–difficulties and complications of communications; Multiple communications; Confusion and incoherence; Other forms of communication; Bibliography; Agenor De Gasparin; Divining rod – Toward a theory of dowsing; Dowsing in France; Dowsing researched; Radiesthesia; Bibliography; Jules Denis Du Potet de Seenevoy*; France – Early belief in sorcery; The Fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Witchcraft persecutions; The Rise of modern occultism; Spiritual healing; Spiritualism and animal magnetism; Mesmerism; Spiritualism and spiritism; French spiritualism; Psychical research and parapsychology; Radiesthesia and out-of-the-body travel; Bibliography; Table-turning or Table-tipping – Historical background; The Mechanics of table-turning; Bibliography;
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  • Apports – Theories of Explanation; Apports in the Course of Arrival; Apport Mediums Observed; Automatism; Ophelia Corralés; Dematerialization; Disappearances, paranormal or Paranormal disappearances* – The Vanishing children; Mass disappearances; Disappearance and reappearance; William Eglinton – Marvels of materialization; Miracles in India – and a disaster; The Great Slate-writing problem; Agnes Guppy-Volkman or Mrs. Samuel Guppy*; Frank Herne*; Invisibility* – Invisibility in folklore; Invisibility in sorcery and witchcraft; Invisibility in spiritual development; Levitation – Levitating saints; Levitation before the altar; From witchcraft to spiritualism; The Levitations of D. D. Home; Subjective sensations of levitation; Strength of levitating power; Simultaneous levitations; The Levitations of Eusapia Palladino and other mediums; Length of time, height, luminosity; More recent accounts of levitation; Theories of levitation; Anti-gravity phenomena; The Cantilever theory of levitation; Special breathing techniques; Bibliography; Materialization – The Origin of materialization phenomena; Psychical researchers and materialization; From thoughtforms to full-grown phantoms; Independence of phantom and medium; Some early explanations; Phantom eyes and hands; Phantoms of fame and name; Hands that melted like snow; Dramatic exit of spirit visitants; Souvenir locks of hair, materialized jewels, and flowers; Animal materializations; Materializations and apports; Modern views of materialization; Bibliography; Matter passing through matter – Paranormal release and movement of clothing; Ring experiments and chair threading; Carlos Mirabelli*; Movement, paranormal or Paranormal movement – Shaking of the house; Movement of objects; Difficult operations; The Question of scientific verification*; Display of strength; Lifting of heavy tables and pianos; Vanishing objects; Theories of explanation; Modern experiments in psychokinesis; Bibliography; Pansini brothers*; The Philadelphia Experiment*; Charles Williams;
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