Reincarnation: the phoenix fire mystery : an East-West dialogue on death and rebirth from the worlds of religion, science, psychology, philosophy, art, and literature, and from great thinkers of the past and present
[This book] is an anthology that brings together minds of the most diverse characters, tastes, and intellectual pursuits, and is sure to appeal to: seekers of a basic education into the meaning of reincarnation - what in human beings is supposed to be reborn and why it returns; why people in general do not remember past lives; how that memory can be regained; what happens after death; why human beings cannot incarnate as animals; the significance of the rebirth of the solar system; the evolution of the Great Teachers of humanity hrough reincarnation; scientifically minded people who tend to dismiss all theories of immortality as products of wishful thinking. The articles presented examine the extensive research into reincarnation conducted by esteemed scientists and reported in scholarly books and scientific journals ... [This] is a book that melts down barriers - barriers between creeds, between races -- and serves as an ultimate source of information on this ... subject.-Dust jacket.
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LANGUAGE OF MYTH AND SYMBOL
REINCARNATION AMONG THE EARLY RACES
THE WESTERN TRADITION
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