Haunting Experiences

Likewise, induced experiences are crucial for both those who commented on haunted real estate and those who commented on haunted hotels as a way of managing the experience. Those who visit a haunted hotel prefer to know what to expect, ...

Author: Diane Goldstein

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 0874216818

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Ghosts and other supernatural phenomena are widely represented throughout modern culture. They can be found in any number of entertainment, commercial, and other contexts, but popular media or commodified representations of ghosts can be quite different from the beliefs people hold about them, based on tradition or direct experience. Personal belief and cultural tradition on the one hand, and popular and commercial representation on the other, nevertheless continually feed each other. They frequently share space in how people think about the supernatural. In Haunting Experiences, three well-known folklorists seek to broaden the discussion of ghost lore by examining it from a variety of angles in various modern contexts. Diane E. Goldstein, Sylvia Ann Grider, and Jeannie Banks Thomas take ghosts seriously, as they draw on contemporary scholarship that emphasizes both the basis of belief in experience (rather than mere fantasy) and the usefulness of ghost stories. They look closely at the narrative role of such lore in matters such as socialization and gender. And they unravel the complex mix of mass media, commodification, and popular culture that today puts old spirits into new contexts.

Haunting Experiences

»ef wr« -»oc- "An exceptional collection of ghost and haunting encounters — made even better because of Michelle Belanger's firsthand experience with them, on top of her extensive knowledge of the phenomena.

Author: Michelle Belanger

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073872226X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 266

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"An exceptional collection of ghost and haunting encounters—made even better because of Michelle Belanger's firsthand experience with them, on top of her extensive knowledge of the phenomena."—Loyd Auerbach, MS, parapsychologist and director of the Office of Paranormal Investigations Michelle Belanger's chilling collection of true ghost stories will take you further than you've ever gone before into the realm of spirits, astral entities, and dark forces. Along the way, you'll encounter haunted violins, dark fey, hell hounds, haunted cremains, and even an astral vampire summoned by an aspiring magician who becomes its unwitting target. Whether she's being accosted by an angry spirit who recently committed suicide or being driven out of haunted woods in a very Hitchcock-esque manner, Belanger's hard-won expertise and insightful commentary add both depth and context to her truly frightening—and sometimes dangerous—haunted experiences.

Haunted Experiences in Hastings and Beyond

I feel very honoured that people have contacted me with their own paranormal experiences over this time and so have decided to mark my special birthday by writing a Haunted Hastings Part Two – however this time it is self published.

Author: Tina Brown

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1326425293

Category: Travel

Page: 102

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In 1993, Tina Brown researched and created the Hastings Old Town Ghost Walk. Over the many years of guiding visitors to Hastings around the haunted passageways of the Old Town of Hastings, Tina has collected more stories from visitors from across the World. In addition to the ghost stories that there just isn't time to include in the tour, this book also includes some of these stories that have been collected from visitors over the years from places as far afield as Poland, Sweden, Germany, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic. There are also a number of feline ghostly experiences that Tina has collected from a number of cat owners in the UK. Find out about these haunted experiences in Hastings and beyond!

Paranormal Experiences

“The spot, near where Kentucky Avenue and US 218 meet, is said to be haunted by a local girl who hanged herself from the bridge after having an affair ... On a return trip with my mother-inlaw Sharon, we were 136 PARANORMAL EXPERIENCES.

Author: Charles Banks

Publisher: Charles Banks

ISBN: 1503137384

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 162

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Death is a destination of finality. We are all headed towards this destination, which, depending on beliefs, leads us to an afterlife, or to a never-ending sleep. Throughout the pages in the book, I will explore questions that we all have regarding the processes of death and beliefs of an afterlife. The stories shrouded in the mystery of death will hold a true testament to the beliefs of groups throughout history and today.

A Detailed Survey On Religiosity And Paranormal Experiences

Other Psi Experience: Others psi experiences that influence own life is not related to personality type. ... Haunted House: The experience of being in a haunted house shows a pattern that is similar to the observation of PK phenomenon ...


Publisher: Book Rivers

ISBN: 8194824885

Category: Architecture

Page: 223

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This study is about people in their formative years. It is about their beliefs and practices. It is about their personality and how it relates to their beliefs. It involves empirical investigation of 1800 college going men (882) and women (918) with an average age of about 20 years. The subjects are predominantly Hindu (85%), with 12% Christian and 3% Muslim student attending colleges in Visakhapatnam urban area. Data were collected from them using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the two specially developed questionnaires that survey religiosity and paranormal beliefs and experiences. Paranormal beliefs and experiences surveyed included sacred as well as secular beliefs, experiences, and practices. While several studies in the West attempted to explore the relationships between personality, paranormal beliefs and religious practices and experiences, there are hardly any investigations in non-Judeo-Christian cultures. The present study can help by throwing light on the cross-cultural relevance of these findings.

Haunted Flint

Haunted Flint coauthor Joe Schipani once had an office in the basement of the hospital wing. Over the years, there have been many claims of haunting experiences in the home. Whistling, eerie footsteps and disembodied voices haunt the ...

Author: Roxanne Rhoads and Joe Schipani

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1467143049

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 539

Home to ancient burial grounds, unsolved murders, economic depression and a water crisis, Flint emits an unholy energy rife with ghostly encounters. Colonel Thomas Stockton's ever-vigilant ghost keeps a watchful eye over his family home at Spring Grove, where guests occasionally hear the thump of his heavy boots. Restless spirits long separated from their graves lurk among the ancient stones at Avondale Cemetery. Carriage maker W.A. Paterson's spirit continuously wanders the halls of the Dryden Building, and something sinister and unnamed resides in a Knob Hill mansion waiting to prey on impressionable young men. Join authors Roxanne Rhoads and Joe Schipani on a chilling tour of Flint's most haunted locations.

True Paranormal Experiences

Paranormal Experiences my time. I was in critical condition. I was still very swollen because the baby I was having had died, it was dead in my uterus. For 28 days the baby was dead in my body, which poisoned my system.

Author: Mirian Detres

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468530917

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 191

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My paranormal experiences expanded as I matured in the realm of spiritualism. A a child I was looking in from the outside. I didn't understand anything. I just watched. The experiences in young adult life were as a medium and in my older years, my experiences are of a high priestess. Yet, you can notice in my story telling that I am just as scared as I was as a child. It is because I know what they can do. They can physically hurt you I have seen a grown man lifted and thrown. This is why I am so focused and careful when dealing with them. As you will be by the time you finish reading these accounts. Throughout the y years I have learned to respect them and protect myself. I f you are wise you will do the same.

A Sense of the Supernatural Interpretation of Dreams and Paranormal Experiences

... approaches to paranormal experiences work together as follows: Whenever subliminal vibrations emanating from the ... effort to accept them with equanimity, without becoming obsessed or overly concerned about the experience.

Author: Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh

Publisher: GalEinai Publication Society

ISBN: 9657146259

Category: Religion

Page: 207

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As we move through life, we are constantly being addressed through both our normal and paranormal senses. Kabbalah teaches us that we can always benefit from these signals by adopting a dual strategy: the innocent path of simplicity together with the focused approach of rational analysis. "For some years now, I have been aware that I have the ability to tap into other worlds and experience various paranormal events... Should I try to work to eliminate these experiences from my life, and if so, how?" "I have a question regarding the removal of a curse on land and turning it into a blessing. Can you tell me any procedures or do's and don'ts concerning this? Any information will be appreciated." "I have had several very significant dreams that have so disturbed me... No one I know really seems to have any insight into what these dreams may mean. I would greatly appreciate any wisdom you might pass on to me." In this selection of letters concerning dreams and paranormal experiences, you will find detailed answers to these questions and others. Studying the replies in this volume will present you with a new, fuller and clearer attitude towards perceiving and interpreting the spiritual phenomena that you may experience.

What Happens Next Contemporary Urban Legends and Popular Culture

“Contemporary Ghost Hunting and the Relationship between Proof and Experience. Contemporary Legend n.s. 9:96–110. ... In Haunting Experiences: Ghosts in Contemporary Folklore. Edited by Diane E. Goldstein, Sylvia Grider and Jeannie ...

Author: Gail de Vos

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598846345

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

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This fascinating book uncovers the history behind urban legends and explains how the contemporary iterations of familiar fictional tales provide a window into the modern concerns—and digital advancements—of our society. • Extended examples of the literature and references to contemporary legends • Relevant, insightful comments from seasoned authors in the genre • A comprehensive overview of recent available research • A list of Internet sites that debunk or confirm urban legends

Am I Crazy Or Just Haunted A Guide for Living with Paranormal Experiences

It is a reminder that some apparently paranormal experiences will have quite ordinary explanations if one evaluates them objectively, and, conversely, that some experiences may be outside the normal range, and, thus may be considered ...

Author: Mary C. Miller

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411655141


Page: 40

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This book will empower you to · Identify possible explanations for strange experiences · Use a simple method to categorize your experiences · Feel confident of your conclusions about each experience · Know how to live with paranormal & nonparanormal experiences