Near-Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations

by Jim Willis
Near Death

... a comprehensive and fascinating search for answers regarding the much talked about and controversial phenomenon of near-death experiences (NDEs). [Willis] presents an exhaustive review of the unique testimonial evidence from NDE experiencers, what medical doctors, NDE researchers, and others have to say on the subject, along with ancient religious texts that touch upon such accounts and what they describe.

Alternative Perceptions magazine

Near-Death Experiences is an enthralling look at the neurological process, the dream-like explanations; the spiritual, religious, and faith-based interpretations; the psychological views; the philosophy possibilities; quantum reality; and the ongoing debates about the nature and meaning of NDEs. It will challenge you to explore all possibilities!

Basement of the Bizarre

Jim [Willis] is a retired minister who has researched Near Death Experiences in various ways, both through personal and professional happenings, as well as scientific research that is being conducted today. A fascinating publication, it makes one aware of how much we don’t know.

Delphi International

This is truly a fascinating read. ... If you have questions about the afterlife, does it exist? Well, you will find many answers in this incredible book, and you will finish the book and have a huge smile on your face!

Jazma Online

Thousands, perhaps millions, of people have had near-death experiences (NDEs).

Why do so many report uncannily similar experiences? What are they—a simple trick of the mind and body or something more? What are we to make of them, and do they tell us anything about the possibility of an afterlife?

An illuminating and thought-provoking journey into the enigmatic territory where science, spirituality, and human consciousness converge, Near Death Experiences: Afterlife Journeys and Revelations presents a comprehensive journey through different interpretations of NDEs:

  • The Scientific. What neuroscience, medicine, and biology have to say about what happens at the brink of death.
  • The Religious. What NDE-like experiences found in the Bible, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, the Talmud, the Quran, and other religious tracts tell us.
  • Historic and Personal. What folklore and personal stories reveal about this alternate consciousness that occurs during a life-threatening situation.
  • The Metaphysical. Possible answers involving quantum reality, parallel universes, and the subconscious.

  • Challenging you to explore all possibilities, Near Death Experiences will have you reconsidering your understanding of life, death, and consciousness! With more than 100 photos and graphics, this tome is richly illustrated. Its helpful bibliography provides sources for further exploration, and an extensive index adds to its usefulness.

    About Jim Willis

    Jim Willis Having earned his master's degree in theology from Andover Newton Theological School, Jim Willis has been an ordained minister for over forty years. He has also taught college courses in comparative religion and cross-cultural studies. In addition, Willis has been a professional musician, high school orchestra and band teacher, arts council director, and even a drive-time radio show host. His background in theology and education led to his writings on religion, the apocalypse, cross-cultural spirituality, and the mysteries of the unknown. Willis resides in the woods of South Carolina.

    Hometown: South Carolina

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