Edmond W. Sprague
Reverend E.W. Sprague also worked on classifying mediumship. He had stated he was “born a Spirit medium and went through a prolonged development of his psychic powers…” He also divided mediumship into two classes – physical and mental phenomenon. Mental mediumship can overlap with physical mediumship. The nature of mental mediumship is described as subjective. This is because it applies more directly to the intellect. According to E.W. Sprague, there are 10 different types of mental mediumship phenomena.According to E.W. Sprague, there are 20 types of physical mediumship.
Spirit Mediumship & How to Develop It
Pioneers are an important part of our history. While the availability of some of the printed materials are rare, the information is important in understanding Spiritualism today. Spiritualism is a a religion based on the continuation of life and proving the phenomena that support the religion. Many pioneers paved the way for today's Spiritualists.
Many of the writings are used today in the instruction for credentialed workers, including Ordained Spiritualist Ministers. To learn more about how you can become a credentialed Spiritualist worker (Commissioned Healer, Certified Medium, Licentiate Minister, National Spiritualist Teacher and/or Ordained Minister, go to http://www.morrispratt.org. Morris Pratt Institute has been a part of the NSAC's education for almost 100 years.