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The near-death experience : a reader

Author: Lee Worth Bailey; Jenny L Yates
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
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This is the most comprehensive collection of cases and interpretations of near-death experiences (NDEs) ever assembled. A broad range of disciplines are encompassed, including psychology, philosophy and religion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Worth Bailey; Jenny L Yates
ISBN: 0415914302 9780415914307 0415914310 9780415914314
OCLC Number: 33820339
Description: x, 409 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Light beyond: the experience of almost dying / Raymond Moody --
2. Through the light and beyond / Mellen-Thomas Benedict --
3. Embraced by the light / Betty Eadie --
4. Saved by the light / Dannion Brinkley --
5. Unknown well-known near-death experiences / Peter Sellers, Eddie Rickenbacker, Plato, and Black Elk --
6. My life after dying / George Ritchie --
7. Visions/Life after death / Carl G. Jung --
8. On dreams and death / Marie-Louise von Franz --
9. Archetype of death and enlightenment / Michael Grosso --
10. Being of light: dreaming the vision onward / Jenny Yates --
11. Near-death experience: a staircase to heaven / Sogyal Rinpoche --
12. Near-death experiences: implications for human evolution / Kenneth Ring --
13. Near-death experiences: relevance to the question of survival after death / Ian Stevenson and Bruce Greyson --
14. Distressing near-death experiences / Bruce Greyson and Nancy Evans Bush --
15. What is not being said about the near-death experience / P.M.H. Atwater --
16. Near-death reports: evidence for survival of death / Robert Kastenbaum --
17. Neuroscience, ketamine, and the near-death experience: the role of glutamate and the NMDA receptor / Karl Jansen --
18. Near-death experiences: in or out of the body / Susan Blackmore --
19. Parting visions: a new scientific paradigm / Melvin Morse --
20. Who might survive the death of the body / Charles Tart --
21. Evaluating near-death testimony / Carol Zaleski --
22. Near-death experience and the perennial wisdom / David Lorimer --
23. Mysticism and the near-death experience / Judith Cressy --
24. No-thing-ness of near-death experiences / Lee W. Bailey.
Responsibility: [edited by] Lee W. Bailey and Jenny Yates.
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