Roy Stemman, former editor of Psychic News, is author of Spirits and Spirit Worlds, Reincarnation: True Stories of Past Lives, Spirit Communication, One Soul Many Lives, Mysteries of the Universe, Healers and Healing, Medium Rare: The Psychic Life of Ena Twigg, and (with George Chapman) Surgeon From Another World.
Here he describes the relationship between the British spiritualist movement and the Anglican Church, beginning with a report commissioned by the Church in the 1930s. In 1967, the Episcopal Bishop of California, James Pike, publicly reported on his communications with his deceased son through the mediumship of Ena Twigg in London. Pike gave up his position as Bishop to pursue other studies, including after-death communication. Later, in a dramatic event, he became lost in the desert in Israel. After his death, but before his body was discovered, he appeared in spirit to Ena Twigg.
New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is a past vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology; and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that Association for his contributions to the field of human consciousness exploration. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in “Parapsychology” ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, 1980).
(Recorded on April 10, 2021)
Published on April 23, 2021