Declaration of Principles

The following Declaration of Principles is published to the world, not as a creed binding on the conscious of the individual, but as the consensus of a very large majority of Spiritualists on the fundamental teachings of Spiritualism:

  1. We believe in Infinite Intelligence.  

  2. We believe that the phenomena of Nature, both physical and spiritual, are the expression of Infinite Intelligence.  

  3. We affirm that a correct understanding of such expression and living in accordance therewith, constitute true religion.  

  4. We affirm that the existence and personal identity of the individual continue after the change called death.  

  5. We affirm that communication with the so-called dead is a fact, scientifically proven by the phenomena of Spiritualism.  

  6. We believe that the highest morality is contained in the Golden Rule: "Whatsoever ye would that others should do unto you, do ye also unto them."  

  7. We affirm the moral responsibility of individuals, and that we make our own happiness or unhappiness as we obey or disobey Nature‚Äôs physical and spiritual laws.  

  8. The doorway to reformation is never closed against and soul, here or hereafter.
      
  9. We affirm that the precepts of Prophecy and Healing are Divine attributes proven through Mediumship.  

 

  1. We believe in God.  

  2. We believe that God is expressed through all Nature.  

  3. True religion is living in obedience to Nature's Laws.  

  4. We never die.  

  5. Spiritualism proves that we can talk with people in the Spirit World.  

  6. Be kind, do good, and others will do likewise.  

  7. We bring unhappiness to ourselves by the errors we make and we will be happy if we obey the laws of life.  

  8. Everyday is a new beginning.  

  9. Prophecy and healing are expressions of God.

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