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  • Aspects of Spiritism: Spiritism: Science, Philosophy and Religion Marian Sabat Ramos Centro Resurreccion (Region 7) 2 May 2009
  • Outline • What is Spiritism? • What is Science? • The Science of Spiritism • What is Philosophy? • The Philosophy of Spiritism • What is Religion? • The Religion of Spiritism [2 ]
  • Anong religion mo? Ano yon? Ah… ok! Ah… Espiritista ka pala. ☺ pala. [3 ]
  • Background • Three revelations of God’s Law Mosaic Law Ten Commandments Civil Law Christ’s Law Love God above all things and your neighbour as yourself [4 ]
  • Background Third revelation of God’s Law is Spiritism [5 ]
  • Sa iyong sariling salita, salita, ano ang Espiritismo? Espiritismo? Sino ang Espiritista para sa iyo? iyo? [6 ]
  • What is Spiritism? laws principles, • Is the set of and as revealed by the Superior Spirits, contained Kardec, which in the works of Allan constitute the Spiritist Codification Spirit’s Book Medium’s Book Gospel According to Spiritism Heaven and Hell Genesis [7 ]
  • What is Spiritism? • A science which deals with the nature, origin and destiny of Spirits as well as their relationship with the corporeal world • It realises what Jesus said about the promised Consoler [8 ]
  • What is Spiritism? • Karunungan nauukol sa uri, simula at patutunguhan ng espiritu at sa pakiki-ugnay ng daigdigang nakikita (materia) sa daigdigang hindi nakikita (espiritu) sa pamamagitan ng talaytayan o medium [9 ]
  • What is Spiritism? • It reveals what we are; where we came from; Where we are going; objective What is the of our existence; and, What is the reason for pain and suffering. [10 ]
  • What it comprises? • Spiritism touches on all areas of knowledge, human activities and behavior • Spiritism can and should be studied, analyzed, and practiced in all the fundamental aspects of life such as scientific, philosophical, religious, ethical, moral, educational and social. [11 ]
  • What is Spiritism? • Nagtuturo at nagpapaliwanag ng mga karunungang filosofia ciencia at moral [12 ]
  • What is Science? • the concerted human effort to understand, or to understand better, the history of the natural world and how the natural world works, with observable physical evidence as the BASIS of that understanding [13 ]
  • What is Science? • It is done through observation of natural phenomena, and/or through experimentation that tries to simulate natural processes under controlled conditions [14 ]
  • The Science of Spiritism “Spiritism goes from a Philosophy to a Science, when it confirms, by experimentation, the philosophic knowledge that it preaches and disseminates. quot; - Emmanuel, in quot;O Consolador [15 ]
  • The Science of Spiritism “Spiritism and Science complement one another; Science without Spiritism is unable to explain certain phenomena by the material laws alone; Spiritism without Science, would be without support and examination.quot;- Kardec, in quot;Genesisquot; [16 ]
  • The Science of Spiritism • Ang Espiritismo ay batayan ng Agham o ciencia • Ito ay MAHAHAYAG sa pamamagitan ng agham o siyensiya • Anumang uri ng karunungan ay isang kasangkapan sa pagpapahayag ng karunungan, filosofia at lihim ng Espiritismo [17 ]
  • Lemma ng Espiritismo • Patungo sa Dios sa pamamagitan ng Karunungan at Pag-ibig • Karunungang walang pag-ibig ay kamangmangan • Pag-ibig na walang karunungan ay panatismo [18 ]
  • Scientists Investigate Spiritism • Particularly the existence of spirit, Creation, Evolution of Man, Reincarnation, etc. • Denizard Hippolyte Leon Rivail aka Allan Kardec • Carl Gustav Jung • William Crookes • Russel Wallace • Elizabeth Kluber-Ross • Ian Stevenson • and many more… [19 ]
  • Science vs Spiritism? • Hindi nakatitigatig sa Espiritismo ang hindi pagkilala ng ciencia, sapagkat walang sapat na aparato na sadyang sensible at pino upang makita ang sutil at penomeno- sikiko. • Huwag manghinayang na hindi marating ng ciencia sa labotoryo ang Espiritismo [20 ]
  • Scientific Methods • avoid preconceived notions • observe attentively • compare observations • deduce the consequences [21 ]
  • Scientific Method of Spiritism • identify the causes of the phenomena by linking the facts logically • do not accept an explanation as valid unless it could resolve all the difficulties of the question [22 ]
  • What is Philosophy? • Love of knowledge/wisdom • Philo = love • Sophia= knowledge, wisdom [23 ]
  • What is Philosophy? • An activity people undertake when they seek to understand fundamental truths about themselves, the world in which they live, and their relationships to the world and to each other • perpetually engaged in asking, answering, and arguing for their answers to life’s most basic questions [24 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Metaphysics study of the nature of reality of what exists in the world what it is like how it is ordered [25 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Metaphysics May Dios ba? Ano ang Katotohanan? Sino ang Tao? May free will ba talaga ang tao? May iba pa bang nilalang na katulad natin sa ibang mundo? Ano kaya ang nasa isip ng tao? [26 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Epistemology study of knowledge Ano ang pede nating matutunan tungkol at sa Espiritismo? Paano natin matutunan ito? Totoo bang may natutunan na tayo sa Espiritismo? Paano natin malalaman na alam na atin ang mga karunungang espiritual? [27 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Ethics Concerns what we ought to do and what it would be best to do Ano ang mabuti at masama? Bakit may taong mabuti at masama? Bakit sila nagiging mabuti at masama? Paano ako makitungo sa aking kapwa? Ang kagandahang asal ba ay tinuturo sa Espiritismo? [28 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Logic study the nature and structure of arguments Tama ba ang kanyang pangangatwiran? May katotohan ba sa kanyang pagpapaliwanag? Wala bang nilalabag na katwiran ang aral na ibinaba ng Batlaya? [29 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism Ang pag-sulong tungo sa kasakdalan o kabanalan ng Espiritu ay bukas lagi na sa lahat ng tao at bawat isa. Reencarnacion o Muli at muling pagsapi ng espiritu sa katawan laman [30 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Studies the communications with the spiritual world deducing with logic and reasoning the foundations of science and of religion • Spiritism does not impose its principles: Spiritist Doctrines [31 ]
  • The Philosophy of Spiritism • Kung Banal ang espiritu ni JesuKristo at si JesuKristo ay mapagkawanggawa at mahinahon. Samaktuwid, ang banal na espiritu ay mapagkawanggawa at mahinahon. • Kung ang Dios ay hindi nagtatangi, may nilikha ba siyang banal na sa simula’t simula pa? [32 ]
  • What is Religion? ritual, • a cultural or behavioural aspect of liturgy and organized worship, often involving a priesthood, and societal norms of morality (ethos) and virtue (arete) • a set of myths or sacred truths held in reverence or believed by adherents [33 ]
  • Classification of Religion • Christianity • Shinto • Islam • Chondogyo • Judaism • Caodaism • Hinduism • Yiguandao • Buddhism • Zoroastrianism • Sikhism • Yazdanism • Jainism • Paganism • Taoism [34 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Spiritism is not actually a separate, distinct religion Samaktuwid, ang Espiritismo ay • hindi relihiyon positibo • Ayon sa UECFI By-Laws 2001, ang UECFI ay isang NON- SECTARIAN asosasyon [35 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Spiritism is practiced with simplicity, without any external forms of worship, within the Christian principle that God should be worshipped in spirit and in truth [36 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Has NO clergy, ministry, altars, images, candles, processions, sacraments, communion of sins, incense, amulets or any other objects, rituals or external forms of worship [37 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Spiritism establishes a moral tie between men, leading them in the direction of the creator, through the application of the moral teachings of Christ [38 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Kung ang relihiyon ay pakiki- ugnay sa kataas-taasang simulaing buhay o sa Dios, samaktuwid ang Espiritismo ay relihiyon “per se” [39 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism Kung ang mga relihiyong positiba ay nagsisimula sa pananampalataya, natutupad sa puso ang katapatan ng paninikluhod at pagpapatirapa sa kadaki-dakilang simulain ng buhay, ang Espiritismo ay nagsisimula, hindi sa paninikluhod, paghanga at pagpintuho na tutop ang puso sa katapatan kundi sa pagsusuri, pag-aaral, pagkaunawa at pagkaranas sa kaugnayan ng mga bagay na hayag sa mga bagay na lihim [40 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Nagtatagpo ang relihiyon at ang Espiritismo sa suliranin ng kabatlayaan ng mga bagay na likas • Kung papaanong ang ginagamit sa pananampalatalaya ng relihiyong positiba ay ang tibukin ng puso, ginagamit ng Espiritismo sa kanyang paniniwala sa Diyos ang katutubong udyok ng pag-iisip at ng katwiran [41 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Ang relihiyon at Espiritismo ay kapwa darating sa isang hangganan ng mananampalataya • Ang dalawa ay hindi magkalaban sapagkat sa kaluwalhatian ng katotohanan, kumaliwa at kumanan ay sasapit ka sa simulaing pinanggalingan ng lahat [42 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism • Ang Espiritismo ay siyang simulaing kadluan ng kabatiran ng lahat ng pananampalataya • Ito ay siyang pilosopiya o palapahaman ng relihiyon sapagkat ang tanging relihiyon ay ang katotohanan • Ang Espiritismo ay siyang kaluluwa ng lahat ng pananampalataya, lahat ng karunungan, lahat ng palapahaman [43 ]
  • The BEST of all religions is that which • Nagtuturo ng ayon lamang sa kabutihan at katarungan ng Dios • Tumutulong na maging isang mabuti o ng may kabutihang loob ang isang tao • Nagtuturo na ibigin ang kapwa katulad ng sarili at parang isang kapatid [44 ]
  • The BEST of all religions is that which • Di gumagawa ng masama • Di nagtuturo ng bagay na labag sa batas natural • Nagtuturo ng kababaang loob, nilalabanan ang Kataasan at pita ng laman [45 ]
  • The Religion of Spiritism batas ng Dios ang Ang sumasakop sa lahat ng bagay at sa bawat pangyayari, at ang umayon dito ay siyang tunay na relihiyon [46 ]
  • Simulain ng Espiritismo Sa Labas ng Kawanggawa ay Walang Kaligtasan = Sin Caridad No Hay Salvacion Posible [47 ]
  • Spiritism respects all religions, values all efforts towards the practice of goodness O Pagkakapatirang Pandaigdig [48 ]
  • Conclusion Unshakable faith is only that which can meet reason face to face in every human epoch [49 ]
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