After Death: or, Disembodiment of Man. The Location, Topography, and Scenery of the Spiritual Universe; Its Inhabitants, Their Customs, Habits, Modes of Existence; Sex After Death; Marriage in the World of Souls; the Sin Against the Holy Ghost, Its Fearful Penalties, Etc.

TitleAfter Death: or, Disembodiment of Man. The Location, Topography, and Scenery of the Spiritual Universe; Its Inhabitants, Their Customs, Habits, Modes of Existence; Sex After Death; Marriage in the World of Souls; the Sin Against the Holy Ghost, Its Fearful Penalties, Etc.
Year for Search1868
Authors[Randolph], [Paschal Beverly](1825-75)
Tertiary AuthorsAuthor of Pre-Adamite Man, [pseud.]
Date Published[1868]
PublisherPtd. for the author
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Male author
Annotation

Detailed description of the racially separate heavens with the white heaven the highest but with the souls in heaven evolving from their situation at death to higher states. African American author who is thought to have established the first U. S. Rosicrucian order. On Randolph, see John Patrick Deveney, Paschal Beverly Randolph: A Nineteenth-Century Black America Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex Magician. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997 with a “Foreword” by Franklin Rosemont (xiii-xx).

Additional Publishers

2nd ed. corr. and enl. Boston, MA: Author, 1868; 3rd ed. as After Death: the Disembodiment of Man. Boston, MA, 1869; 5th ed. [published before the 4th ed.] Boston, MA: Randolph Publishing Co., 1870, with a “Preface” by Freeman B. Dowd. Rpt. under the author’s name as After Death: The Disembodiment of Man. The World of Spirits, Its Location, Extent, Appearance; The Route Thither; Inhabitants; Customs; Societies; Also Sex and Its Uses There, Etc. Etc.; With Much Matter Pertinent to the Question of Human Immortality. 4th ed. rev., corr., and enl. Boston, MA: Colby & Rich, 1873; rpt. Toledo, OH: Randolph and Co., 1886; rpt. Mokelumne Hill, CA: Health Research, 1961

Title Note

Under the author’s name as After Death: The Disembodiment of Man. The World of Spirits, Its Location, Extent, Appearance; The Route Thither; Inhabitants; Customs; Societies; Also Sex and Its Uses There, Etc. Etc.; With Much Matter Pertinent to the Question of Human Immortality. 4th ed. rev., corr., and enl. Toledo, OH: Randolph and Co., 1886.

Pseudonym

Author of Pre-Adamite Man [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

African-American author who is thought to have established the first U. S. Rosicrucian order (1825-75).

Full Text

1868 [Randolph, Paschal Beverly] (1825-75). After Death: or, Disembodiment of Man. The Location, Topography, and Scenery of the Spiritual Universe; Its Inhabitants, Their Customs, Habits, Modes of Existence; Sex After Death; Marriage in the World of Souls; the Sin Against the Holy Ghost, Its Fearful Penalties, Etc. By the Author of Pre-Adamite Man [pseud.]. Boston, MA: Ptd. for the author. 2nd ed. corr. and enl. Boston, MA: Author, 1868; 3rd ed. as After Death: the Disembodiment of Man. Boston, MA, 1869; 5th ed. [published before the 4th ed.] Boston, MA: Randolph Publishing Co., 1870, with a “Preface” by Freeman B. Dowd. Rpt. under the author’s name as After Death: The Disembodiment of Man. The World of Spirits, Its Location, Extent, Appearance; The Route Thither; Inhabitants; Customs; Societies; Also Sex and Its Uses There, Etc. Etc.; With Much Matter Pertinent to the Question of Human Immortality. 4th ed. rev., corr., and enl. Boston, MA: Colby & Rich, 1873; rpt. Toledo, OH: Randolph and Co., 1886; rpt. Mokelumne Hill, CA: Health Research, 1961. Hathi

Detailed description of the racially separate heavens with the white heaven the highest but with the souls in heaven evolving from their situation at death to higher states. African American author who is thought to have established the first U. S. Rosicrucian order. On Randolph, see John Patrick Deveney, Paschal Beverly Randolph: A Nineteenth-Century Black America Spiritualist, Rosicrucian, and Sex Magician. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997 with a “Foreword” by Franklin Rosemont (xiii-xx).