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Reincarnation : a new horizon in science, religion and society

Author: S L Cranston; Carey Williams
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Julian Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A summary of historical Eastern and Western attitudes toward reincarnation and of the ideal of famous writers and thinkers accompany detailed accounts of cases of reincarnation and a series of lectures presented at Columbia and Harvard.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reincarnation.
New York, N.Y. : Julian Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)988156385
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S L Cranston; Carey Williams
ISBN: 0517554968 9780517554968
OCLC Number: 10483061
Description: xiv, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The Horizon today --
The Cry for meaning --
Current western belief in many lives --
Lecture at Harvard University --
II. Scientists investigate reincarnation --
The Research of Ian Stevenson, M.D. --
Cases of reincarnation type from around the world --
Did they speak a past-life language? --
Hypnotic regression experiments --
Near-death and beyond-death encounters --
Heredity: problems and puzzles in genetics --
Unexplained cases of genius --
III. Religious teachers: their modern message --
Early instructors of the human race --
Judaic teachers and prophets --
Jesus and the Christian vision --
Krishna and the Bhagavad-Gita --
The Life and teachings of Buddha --
II. Transformation of life and society --
War and its transcendence --
My Race, my religion, my country, my status --
Our plundered planet and disregard for its creatures --
Reincarnation and the population explosion --
Healing body and mind --
The Liberation of women --
and men --
The Aching problem of suicide, and a remedy that works --
Columbia University lectures on reincarnation --
Plight of the elderly --
Careers of famous people influenced by reincarnation --
Horizons far and horizons near.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Sylvia Cranston and Carey Williams.

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A summary of historical Eastern and Western attitudes toward reincarnation and of the ideal of famous writers and thinkers accompany detailed accounts of cases of reincarnation and a series of lectures presented at Columbia and Harvard.

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