Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Jan 19, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
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Evidence of the Afterlife shares the firsthand accounts of people who have died and lived to tell about it. Through their work at the Near Death Experience Research Foundation, radiation oncologist Jeffrey Long and his wife, Jody, have gathered thousands of accounts of near-death experiences (NDEs) from all over the world. In addition to sharing the personal narrative of their experiences, visitors to the website are asked to fill out a one hundred–item questionnaire designed to isolate specific elements of the experience and to flag counterfeit accounts.

The website has become the largest NDE research database in the world, containing over 1,600 NDE accounts. The people whose stories are captured in the database span all age groups, races, and religious affiliations and come from all over the world, yet the similarities in their stories are as awe-inspiring as they are revealing. Using this treasure trove of data, Dr. Long explains how medical evidence fails to explain these reports and why there is only one plausible explanation—that people have survived death and traveled to another dimension.

  

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Review: Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

If you're looking to be scientifically convinced that there is a life after death, this book is for you. If you are hoping to read a lot of stories of people who had near death experiences, you'll get ... Read full review

Review: Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences

User Review  - Obaada Elhomsy - Goodreads

It is a good book in general, yet there are some point that deserve pointing out. It clearly appears that the NDE is something unusual and unexplainable. It can't be explained from a materialistic ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
FIRST ENCOUNTERS
21
JOURNEY TOWARD UNDERSTANDING
31
LUCID DEATH
53
OUT OF BODY
69
BLIND SIGHT
83
IMPOSSIBLY CONSCIOUS
93
PERFECT PLAYBACK
107
FAMILY REUNION
121
FROM THE MOUTHS OF BABES
135
WORLDWIDE CONSISTENCY
149
CHANGED LIVES
173
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About the author (2010)

Jeffrey Long, M.D., is a radiation oncologist in Houma, Louisiana, and has appeared on NBC's Today Show, ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, FOX's The O'Reilly Factor, and The Learning Channel. Long has also served on the board of directors of the International Association for Near-Death Studies and established the nonprofit Near Death Experience Research Foundation and the NDERF website.

Raymond Moody, MD, PhD, is a world-renowned author, lecturer, and psychiatrist whose seminal work, Life After Life, changed the way we view death and dying. He is widely acknowledged as the world's leading expert on near-death experiences.

Paul Perry is an internationally bestselling author who has co-written nine books on near-death experiences.

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