Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation
  • Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation
  • Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation

Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation

by Bruce Greyson
     
 

A team of international experts presents the history, recent developments, and controversies in the intriguing study of near-death experience.

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A team of international experts presents the history, recent developments, and controversies in the intriguing study of near-death experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313358647
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
894,898
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 The field of near-death studies : past, present, and future Janice Miner Holden Holden, Janice Miner Bruce Greyson Greyson, Bruce Debbie James James, Debbie 1

2 Pleasurable Western adult near-death experiences : features, circumstances, and incidence Nancy L. Zingrone Zingrone, Nancy L. Carlos S. Alvarado Alvarado, Carlos S. 17

3 Aftereffects of pleasurable Western adult near-death experiences Russell Noyes, Jr. Noyes, Russell, Jr. Peter Fenwick Fenwick, Peter Janice Miner Holden Holden, Janice Miner Sandra Rozan Christian Christian, Sandra Rozan 41

4 Distressing Western near-death experiences : finding a way through the abyss Nancy Evans Bush Bush, Nancy Evans 63

5 "Trailing clouds of glory" : the near-death experiences of Western children and teens Cherie Sutherland Sutherland, Cherie 87

6 Characteristics of Western near-death experiences Janice Miner Holden Holden, Janice Miner Jeffrey Long Long, Jeffrey B. Jason MacLung MacLung, B. Jason 109

7 Census of non-Western near-death experiences to 2005 : observations and critical reflections Allan Kellehear Kellehear, Allan 135

8 World religions and near-death experiences Farnaz Masurnian Masurnian, Farnaz 159

9 Veridical perception in near-death experiences Janice Miner Holden Holden, Janice Miner 185

10 Explanatory models for near-death experiences Bruce Greyson Greyson, Bruce Emily Williams Kelly Kelly, Emily Williams Edward F. Kelly Kelly, Edward F. 213

11 Practical applications of research on near-death experiences Ryan D. Foster Foster, Ryan D. Debbie James James, Debbie Janice Miner Holden Holden, Janice Miner 235

References 259

Subject index 303

Name index 309

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