Randi, James (1928-): A researcher and debunker of paranormal claims.
rappings: The knocking sounds apparently produced by spirits in response to questions during a seance.
reincarnation: The belief in continuity of life through the rebirth of the soul in a new body.
remote viewing: Seeing or perceiving objects or locations at a distance, using only the mind, or through an out-of-body experience.
Rosicrucians: Members of The Order of the Rosy Cross, an esoteric society founded in medieval Europe.
runes: Ancient Norse and Germanic alphabet which has been associated with various mystical arts.