By way of background, this presidential address was written at a time when there was some criticism and negativity towards the Spiritualists National Union (SNU) from the Greater World Christian Spiritualists and where the committee of some SNU churches were trying to make them Christian Spiritualist. As President of the SNU, Gordon used his address at the SNU Annual General Meeting to address these issues.
PLEA FOR RATIONAL SPIRITUALISM by GORDON HIGGINSON
Below is the text of the Presidential Address given by Gordon Higginson to the delegates at the SNU Annual Conference:
“There is a great deal being said just now concerning toleration for different religious viewpoints within the Spiritualist movement. I believe whole-heartedly in toleration of all religious viewpoints, not only in Spiritualism, but in the whole field of religious thought throughout the world.Continue Reading