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Out-of-body and near-death experiences

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brain-state phenomena or glimpses of immortality?
Abstract:

What certainty is there for personal survival after death? Five key authors, critically analysed in this thesis, think that OB/ND experiences offer such assurances. Most OB/ND events follow severe clinical crises profoundly embarrassing cerebral function. At the nadir of brain function, invariably resulting in unconsciousness, authors aver that the escape of soul (Sabom), mind, or free consciousness (Moody, Ring, Grey, Fenwick), in providing glimpses of heaven, offers proof of immortality...

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Magdalen College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Theology

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Publication date:
2006
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602157130
URN:
uuid:09faa988-2080-4187-887e-3acadebe9558
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English
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