Contains explanations of the moral maxims of Christ in accordance with Spiritism And their application in various circumstances in life
By ALLAN KARDEC
Author of THE SPIRITS’ BOOK
Unshakable faith is only that which
can meet reason face to face in
every Human epoch
This English translation is taken from the 3rd edition of the original French, as being the one containing all of Allan Kardec’s final revisions, published in 1866.
NOTE: The numbers placed at the end of the various items in each chapter indicate the number(s) of the paragraph, for quick location.
1. The objective of this work. - 2. The authority behind the Spiritist doctrine. The Universal control of the Spirit teachings. - 3. Historical facts. - 4. Socrates and Plato, the forerunners of the Christian idea and Spiritism.
Chapter 1. - I HAVE NOT COME TO DESTROY THE LAW
The three revelations: Moses, Christ, Spiritism: 1 - 7. - The alliance of science and religion: 8. - Instructions from the Spirits: The new era: 9 - 11.
Chapter 2. - MY KINGDOM IS NOT OF THIS WORD 31
The future life: 1 - 3. - The regality of Jesus: 4. - A point of view: 5 - 7. - Instructions from the Spirits: An earthly regality: 8.
Chapter 3. - IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE ARE MANY MANSIONS 37
The different states of the soul in its spiritual wanderings: 1 - 2. - The different categories of inhabited worlds: 3 - 5. - Earth’s destiny. The cause of earthly miseries: 6 - 7. - Instructions from the Spirits: Superior and inferior worlds: 8 - 12. - Words of tests and atonements: 13 - 15. - Regeneration worlds: 16 - 18. - The progression of the worlds: 19.
Chapter 4. - EXCEPT A MAN BE BORN AGAIN HE CANNOT SEE THE45 KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
Resurrection and reincarnation: 1 - 17. - Reincarnation strengthens family ties, whereas a single life would...