European Cases of the Reincarnation Type

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McFarland, Jul 16, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 278 pages
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Many cultures accept that a person may die and then come back to life in another form, but Westerners have traditionally rejected the idea. Recently, however, surveys conducted in Europe indicate a substantial increase in the number of Europeans who believe in reincarnation, and numerous claims of reincarnation have been reported. This book examines particular cases in Europe that are suggestive of reincarnation. The first section provides a brief history of the belief in reincarnation among Europeans. The second section considers eight cases from the first third of the twentieth century that were not independently investigated, but were reported and sometimes published by the persons concerned. The third section covers 32 cases from the second half of the twentieth century that were investigated by the author. Many of these cases involved either children who exhibited unusual behavior attributed to a previous life, or adults who experienced recurrent or vivid dreams attributed to a previous life. In the fourth section, the author compares European cases suggestive of reincarnation with those of other countries and cultures.
  

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I picked this intriguing book up after reading the story of James Leininger, the young boy who seems to be the reincarnation of a World War II fighter pilot. A news story about James mentioned that Dr ... Read full review

Contents

Notes for the Guidance of Readers
3
Uninvestigated Cases from the First Third
13
Investigated Cases from the Second Half
49
Recurrent or Vivid Dreams
165
Miscellaneous
210
General Discussion
249
List of Reports of Cases Described in This Book
255
Index
267
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The late Ian Stevenson, M.D., was a research professor of psychiatry at the University of Virginia. He lived in Charlottesville.

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