The sharing of stories of NDE (near death experience) is not something that is new to this century or in centuries past. As far back as the 4th century BC, Plato describes the near death experience of a soldier. Suffice it to say even back then at least a few people were not only having [...]
Best books on health, life and death
Books about those aspects of life we would rather ignore: illness, death and what comes next. Do you think illness has meaning, something to teach us? Do you think near death experiences tell us something about the nature of the universe? These books will give you something to think about.
This is a review of the 14th Dutch edition, while it looks as though the English edition currently available is a translation of an earlier edition. I don’t think that limits the value of my review, but of course I don’t have an opinion on the translation and if your disease is one not mentioned [...]
How do the dying prepare for death? In many cases they have visions of their loved ones, particularly loved ones who have already passed away. This book, ‘Vision Trips and Crowded Rooms: who and what you see when you die’ describes those deathbed visions, in the words of care takers, clergy and others who have [...]
Written for theologians and philosophers this overview of the state of NDE research includes original research as well. The best introduction to the topic for the academic I have seen as well as the most challenging one for the rest of us. Given it’s target audience this is not the most accessible of books about [...]