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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 .

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Religious Beliefs Concerning Death, Afterlife, and Near-Death Experiences. 11. .... Reports have been recorded from societies such as Native American, Tibet, ...

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Heaven and hell are not locations but are spiritual conditions within us. ... Therefore, people of many cultures and religions form the societies of heaven. ... 10. The Near-Death Experience and Universal Salvation, --, Acknowledgements  ...

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What Near-Death and Other STEs Teach Us About God and Afterlife ... from the files of the International Association of Near-Death Studies (IANDS) and published it ... The NDE is unique among religious/mystical/spiritual experiences in that its ...

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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: ...

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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.

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Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife. ... Western near-death experiences are the most studied. ... All of this makes NDEs perhaps the only spiritual experience that we have a chance of investigating in a truly thorough, scientific way. ... at the annual conference of the International Association for Near-Death ...

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God and the Afterlife and millions of other books are available for instant access. view .... religious traditions, including nonbelievers, God and the Afterlife presents startling ... Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences ..... on Near Death Experiences, this book is further proof that we are spiritual beings  ...

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May 7, 2013 ... So too is belief in what one academic called “an unreligious afterlife,” the ... a giant butterfly, he flew around the “invisible, spiritual side of existence. ... moved near-death experiences from rare events to common occurrences. ..... from a society where organized religion dominates issues of morality—and ...