After Death: Mapping the Journey

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Simon & Schuster, 1997 - Religion - 235 pages
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Based on a pioneering eight-year study, this is a fascinating and ultimately reassuring look at the belief systems that surround death and dying in cultures around the world -- revealing the startling similarities found in traditional descriptions of the journey we embark on after death.

The first cross-cultural investigation of how humanity copes with the reality of death, this comforting guide supplies an important new understanding of the after-death in much the same way the work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross does for the dying process.

"It will stretch your mind, enlarge your hope, and fill the sails of your spirit with a fair wind for the longest journey into the beyond". -- Sam Keen, author of Fire in the Belly

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AFTER DEATH: Mapping the Journey

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Sound bites of ethnic beliefs and data from sessions with the author's psychotherapy clients are the material for this attempt to talk about what happens to us after death. Miller, founder and ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Sukie Miller, Ph.D., is a practicing psychotherapist and the founder and director of the Institute for the Study of the Afterdeath, as well as the pioneering Institute for the Study of Humanistic Medicine. She has served on the board of the Jung Institute of San Francisco and the Board of Medical Quality Assurance of the State of California. She lives in northern California.

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