Garrett Library at UMBC
November 7, 2022
First peek at the Garrett on it’s new shelves at University of Maryland, Baltimore County!
Check out this vintage clip of the “Barry Z Show” from our 2002 lyceum forum with the REAL ghost busters discussing their extensive research and first hand investigations into ghosts and apparitions. In this segment Tony Cornell , Hans Holzer, Loyd Auerbach and Lisette Coly are briefly interviewed.
Dr. Wellington Zangari presents his paper “Incorporating Roles: The Psychosocial Dimension of the Embodiment of Spirits among Umbanda Mediums”. The paper analyzes the psychosocial dimension of mediumship related to the embodiment of spirits, from the point of view of Hjalmar Sundén’s Role Theory. The subjects studied were 12 Umbanda mediums, 11 of whom were female [...]
Presentation of “Spirit Art of the 19th Century.” In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Spiritualism, author John Patrick Deveney discusses the fascinating and hitherto unexplored subject of ”sprit painting” and “spirit art”. In addition, author Barbara Weisberg provides an illuminating overview of the field.
In part 2 of this PF Lyceum course Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado and Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone discuss Ghosts and Hauntings. Misconceptions and false information are cleared up in this informative seminar highlighting the reality of the phenomena.
In part 1 of this PF Lyceum course Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado and Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone discuss Ghosts and Hauntings. Misconceptions and false information are cleared up in this informative seminar highlighting the reality of the phenomena.
Paranormal Experiences Triggered by Medical Conditions: Implications for the Field of Parapsychology.” Dr. Madelaine Lawrence discusses her research with hospital patients, particularly the terminally ill, and remarks on her clinical study of out-of-body-experience.
“The Healing Pump.”(1998) In celebration of the publication of Afterwards You’re A Genius: Faith, Medicine and the Metaphysics of Healing, author and journalist Chip Brown discusses the role of the heart in its dual context as organ of love and organ of life.
Most people either underestimate or overestimate the evidence suggesting the persistence of personal consciousness after bodily death. Those who underestimate don’t realize how impressive the best cases are. Those who overestimate don’t realize how difficult it is to rule out explanations other than survival. We’ll look closely at the major issues.