Definition of Spiritualism
A philosophic doctrine, opposing materialism, that claims transcendency of the divine being, the altogether spiritual character of reality and the value of inwardness of consciousness. | A belief that the dead communicate with the living, especially through a medium. Used in a broader sense than spiritism/Kardecism, in which followers specifically believe in Allan Kardec's Spiritist Codification, a series of books that contain additional moral and other teachings. | The quality or state of being spiritual.