Book Reviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Philosophy, Spirituality

Why an Afterlife Obviously Exists

Why an Afterlife Obviously Exists is the title of a new book being released this weekend, and I have to say, it does an admirable job of arguing its thesis! Written by Jens Amberts, who trained in philosophy at Link√∂ping University in Sweden, it takes four well-established and uncontroversial premises about near-death experiences and argues… Continue reading Why an Afterlife Obviously Exists

after-death communication, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Writing

The Beyond Death Audiobook

My first audiobook is now available! With the assistance of Mike Clelland, an excellent narration coach and audio editor (in addition to being an accomplished author), I was able to narrate Beyond Death myself and produce an audiobook that I am very proud of. You can listen to a 5-minute sample for free on Audible… Continue reading The Beyond Death Audiobook

after-death communication, coincidences, Interviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

“Beyond Death” interview with The Mystical Underground

Yesterday, Trish and Rob MacGregor had me back on their podcast The Mystical Underground to talk about my new book, Beyond Death: The Best Evidence for the Survival of Human Consciousness. We talked a lot about apparitions: not just apparitions of the deceased, but also apparitions of living out-of-body experiencers and apparitions of people having… Continue reading “Beyond Death” interview with The Mystical Underground

after-death communication, consciousness, Interviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Philosophy, reincarnation

New Thinking Allowed Interview

While in Las Vegas last month for the awards ceremony for the Bigelow prize, I got the chance to be interviewed by the first-place prize winner, Jeffrey Mishlove, for his YouTube channel New Thinking Allowed. If you don't know about his channel yet, you're in for a treat. He has many distinguished guests--many of them… Continue reading New Thinking Allowed Interview

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

My new book, Beyond Death, is out!

This past Nov. 1, my essay "Beyond Death" won a runner-up prize in the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies essay contest for the best evidence on the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death. On Dec. 4, I went to Las Vegas to receive my award from Robert Bigelow (R) and Colm Kelleher (L),… Continue reading My new book, Beyond Death, is out!

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

Bigelow Contest Essays Now Online

The winning essays of the recent contest sponsored by the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies are now available online in PDF format. All of the essays address the question "What is the best evidence for the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death?" I haven't read even half of the essays yet (there are… Continue reading Bigelow Contest Essays Now Online

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

Runner-up in the Bigelow Essay Contest

I'm thrilled to announce that I have been selected as a runner-up in the essay contest sponsored by the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies (BICS)! The contest, entered by 204 parapsychological researchers from 38 countries, was for essays on the best evidence for the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death. I am delighted… Continue reading Runner-up in the Bigelow Essay Contest

after-death communication, coincidences, consciousness, Interviews, near-death experience

A wealth of after-death research on Thanatos TV

I was recently interviewed by Thanatos TV, a YouTube channel that specializes in documentaries and interviews on near-death experiences (NDEs) as well as more general research into consciousness and death. I not only wanted to share with you a link to my own interview on Thanatos but also let you know about some of the… Continue reading A wealth of after-death research on Thanatos TV

Book Reviews, love, near-death experience

The Couple Who Met in a Near-Death Experience

I recently had the great pleasure of discovering Dr. Scarlett Heinbuch's new book Waking Up to Love, about the way she met her husband during a shared near-death experience. You may have never heard about shared death or near-death experiences, as they are not nearly as well known as near-death experiences (NDEs) as a whole.… Continue reading The Couple Who Met in a Near-Death Experience

consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology

Are Near-Death Experiences Just Comforting Illusions?

My most recent post over at Psychology Today¬†focuses on the aspects of near-death experiences that can be verified to accurately reflect reality: specifically, verified perceptions of events at a distance and verified perceptions of events that occurred during the period when the NDEr's body was in cardiac arrest and had minimal to no brain function.… Continue reading Are Near-Death Experiences Just Comforting Illusions?