CHAPTER XI—MODERN SPIRITUALISM BRIEFLY TESTED BY SCRIPTURE*
BY ALGERNON. J. POLLOCK, WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND
I. ORIGIN AND GROWTH
Modern Spiritualism claims as its birthday March 31, 1848, and the place of its birth Hydesville, Wayne County„ New York, U. S. A.; but it is in reality almost as old as the world’s history, and will go on to its close.