A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with death or impending .... Connection to the cultural beliefs held by the individual, which seem to .... Psychologist James Alcock has described the afterlife claims of NDE .... or even an association" between neurochemical agents and NDE experiences .


The afterlife is the belief that the essential part of an individual's identity or the stream of ... Belief in an afterlife is in contrast to the belief in oblivion after death. ..... nature of the afterlife according to his claimed spiritual experiences, the most ..... of joining the secret society, and again during biological death after which they ...


Religious Beliefs Concerning Death, Afterlife, and Near-Death Experiences ... review of the near-death experience phenomenon and the beliefs in life after death of ... Reports have been recorded from societies such as Native American, Tibet, ...


Heaven and hell are not locations but are spiritual conditions within us. ... Therefore, people of many cultures and religions form the societies of heaven.


Therefore, persons of many cultures and religions form the societies of heaven. ... "Religious beliefs have little to do with what we experience in the transition from one ..... Betty Bethards has this to say about not believing in life after death: ...


The Self Does Not Die: Verified Paranormal Phenomena from Near-Death Experiences ... God Is With Us: What Near-Death and Other Spiritually Transformative Experiences Teach Us About God and Afterlife - By Dr. ... Magic, Deeds, and Universalism: Afterlife in Religion .... International Association for Near-Death Studies: ...


Apr 8, 2004 ... Four biological models and two spiritual models are ... Belief in life after death is one of the most common characteristics of religious traditions. However ...... Association of Near Death Studies who had had an NDE in the past.


Nov 5, 2018 ... These so-called near-death experiences (NDEs) often include a sense of separation from the physical ... having experiences that they interpret as spiritual or religious. ... experiencers themselves and in human society at large. ..... cess or of an afterlife (Athappilly, Greyson, and Stevenson 2006; Greyson.


Keywords: spiritual transformation, near-death experience, spiritual growth, spiritual decline, posttraumatic growth .... association with the incidence of NDEs in gen- eral or of specific ... God, belief in life after death, and decreased interest in ...