early 1900s. Mrs. Springer was unconscious for some days while the
vision was unveiled to her; the vision itself covers a period of years.
Rebecca Springer said that each person would need to draw his or her
own conclusions about the vision, but that she had reported it as it had
come to her at the time. She came to understand the vision as a series
of basic instructions about heaven rather than a revelation of the past or
future. She said the initial instructions from the vision came in the form