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10 books about near-death experiences
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After: A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond by Bruce Greyson
This book was published this year by St. Martin's Essentials and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.
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Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You by John Burke
Category: Christian Living
This book was published 6 years ago by Baker Books and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.
It's obvious from the bookshelves and the big screen that heaven is on everyone's mind. All of us long to know what life after death will be like. Bestselling author John Burke is no exception. For decades, he has been studying accounts of people who have had near-death experiences (NDEs). While not every detail of individual NDEs correlate with Scripture, Burke shows how the common experiences shared by thousands of survivors clearly point to the God of the Bible and the exhilarating picture of heaven he promises. Imagine Heaven is an inspirational journey through the Bible's picture of heaven, colored in with the real-life stories of heaven's wonders. Burke compares gripping stories of NDEs to what Scripture says about our biggest questions of heaven: Will I be myself? Will I see friends and loved ones? What will it look like? What is God like? What will we do forever? What about children and pets? This book will propel readers into an experience that will forever change their view of the life to come and the way they live life today. It also tackles the tough questions of heavenly reward and hellish NDEs. Anyone interested in NDEs or longing to imagine heaven more clearly will enjoy this fascinating and hope-filled book.
Embraced by the Light: The Most Profound and Complete Near-Death Experience Ever by Betty J. Eadie
Category: Death & Grief
This book was published 19 years ago by Bantam and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
The author recounts her near-death experience, recounting the miraculous visions she saw, the emotions she experienced, and how it changed her subsequent life.
The Purpose of Life as Revealed by Near-Death Experiences from Around the World by David Sunfellow
Category: Near-Death Experiences
This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 11.1 hours to read.
Every day, all over the world, an increasing number of people are reporting near-death experiences (and related phenomena). This book is a collection of the best stories and quotes I have come across in 40-plus years of studying NDEs. It shines a bright light on the universal truths that are championed by NDEs and reveals, in life-changing technicolor, how to apply these truths to our everyday lives. This book was first published under the title Love The Person You're With. All 60 chapters of that book are included in this one. 31 additional chapters have been added. The book is being published under a new title to reach more people. New content has been added to explore some topics in greater depth. Other tweaks, including enhanced references, have been added to make the book easier to read, remember, and study. The book includes stories and quotes from 52 experiencers and 10 researchers, including Howard Storm, Tom Sawyer, Reinee Pasarow, Dianne Morrissey, Oliver John Calvert, Erica McKenzie, Andy Petro, Amy Call, Mary Jo Rapini, Anne Horn, Ellyn Dye, Mellen-Thomas Benedict, Ryan Rampton, Natalie Sudman, Amphianda Baskett, Mary Neal, Julie Aubier, Julian of Norwich, Barbara Harris Whitfield, Anita Moorjani, Jeff Olsen, Cami Renfrow, Louisa Peck, Ana Cecilia, Peter Panagore, Alon Anava, Tricia Barker, Samuel Bercholz, Arthur Yensen, George Ritchie, Linda Stewart, Cecil Willy, Lorna Byrne, Rene Jorgensen, Mary Deioma, Krystal Winzer, David Sunfellow, Kenneth Ring, Laurin Bellg, Jeffrey Long, Sheila, Dennis, and Matthew Linn, Kevin Williams, Barbara R. Rommer, and John W. Price. Along with fantastic content, this book has a companion website that showcases the experiencers, researchers, and remarkable videos that are featured in the book: http: //thepurposeoflife-nde.com
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander
This book was published 9 years ago by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 6.5 hours to read.
Shares an account of his religiously transformative near-death experience and revealing week-long coma, describing his scientific study of near-death phenomena while explaining what he learned about the nature of human consciousness.
To Heaven and Back: A Doctor's Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story by Mary C. Neal
Category: Death & Grief
This book was published 9 years ago by WaterBrook and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.
Recounts the author's life, including her death and experiences in Heaven.
The Place Between Here and There: A True and Beautiful Near Death Experience by Stephen Weber
This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 6.2 hours to read.
Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency.
Answers about the Afterlife: A Private Investigator's 15-Year Research Unlocks the Mysteries of Life after Death by Bob Olson
Category: Grief & Bereavement
This book was published 7 years ago by Building Bridges Press and takes approximately 8.7 hours to read.
Olson is a former skeptic who began investigating evidence of life after death after the passing of his father. This book is a comprehensive resource answering the most crucial questions about what happens when we die. He considers near-death experiences, after-death communications, spirit contact through mediums, past lives, past-life memories, out-of-body experiences, dream visitations, and much more.
The Forever Angels: Near-Death Experiences in Childhood and Their Lifelong Impact by P. M. H. Atwater
Category: Death & Grief
This book was published 2 years ago by Bear & Company and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.
A groundbreaking study of the lifelong effects of near-death experiences in the newly born, babies, toddlers, and children up to age five • Draws on interviews with nearly 400 childhood experiencers, both fully matured and young, as well as more than 40 years of NDE research involving over 5,000 people • Reveals how those who experience a near-death state at a young age are profoundly affected for the rest of their lives, including developing psychic and intuitive abilities, “wisdom beyond their years,” and a pervasive feeling of being “homesick for heaven” • Investigates the wide-awake consciousness of babies being born, womb memories, and the experience of being alive on the other side of death In this major study of near-death experiences with the newly born, babies, toddlers, and children up to age five, NDE expert P. M. H. Atwater reveals how those who experience a near-death state or other worlds at a very young age are profoundly affected for the rest of their lives, including developing psychic and intuitive abilities, higher intelligence and “wisdom beyond their years,” and a pervasive feeling of being “homesick for heaven.” Drawing on interviews with nearly 400 childhood experiencers, both fully matured and young, Atwater explores their accounts of what it is like to be alive on the other side of death as well as what makes them different from others, complemented by a deep analysis of statistical evidence from her more than 40 years of NDE research involving more than 5,000 people. She shows how, in contrast to adult experiencers, child and infant experiencers of near-death states cannot compare “before” with “after” as adults do, because they don’t have a “before.” The world of these “forever angels” is the life continuum, a stream of consciousness that has always existed and always will. Integrating “where they once were” with “where they now are” is a lifelong challenge. The author explores how those who have a near-death experience very early in life, or even in utero, grow up “different”--sometimes geniuses, sometimes lost, yet unusually psychic and smart, all at the same time. She reveals how these experiences and their knowledge of the afterlife affect the individual in many areas, including family life, dating, health, education, and spirituality, as well as increasing the experiencer’s potential for thoughts of suicide, out-of-body experiences, and PTSD symptoms. Examining the forever angels’ memories of the womb, birth, early childhood, and the other world, Atwater investigates the wide-awake consciousness of babies being born, the vivid recall of mature childhood near-death experiencers, and how memory of the life-continuum never fades, nor does the desire to go back.
The Afterlife: What Really Happens in the Hereafter by Elizabeth Clare Prophet
Category: Grief & Bereavement
This book was published last year by Summit University Press and takes approximately 8.3 hours to read.
What happens when we die? Is there really a heaven and a hell? What can we expect on the other side? In this profoundly insightful and fascinating work, world-renowned author Elizabeth Clare Prophet answers these questions and more as she sheds new light on the mysteries of the life beyond. Gifted with powerful inner sight, enabling her to trace the journey of souls into the afterlife, she begins by sharing stories of those who have passed on as she reveals what they experienced and why. She explores common misconceptions about the afterlife and even takes us to the movies to show how Hollywood has gotten it both right and wrong. As she opens the door into hidden dimensions, you will learn what happens during the life review (and "pre-life" review), what we do and who we meet in the afterlife, why suicide isn't a solution, the truth about forgiveness, and how you can help your loved ones make a safe and peaceful transition. Just as importantly, you'll explore how your options in the afterlife will depend on the choices you make in this life. With clarity and compassion, this life-changing guide to what comes next will show you how to make the most of life's opportunities as you prepare for the ultimate journey.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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