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Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiencesby Jeffrey Long
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The Most Compelling Scientific Evidence for Life Beyond Death Ever Compiled
Evidence of the Afterlife shares the firsthand accounts of people who have died and lived to tell about it. Through their work at the Near Death Experience Research Foundation, radiation oncologist Jeffrey Long and his wife, Jody, have gathered thousands of accounts of near-death experiences (NDEs) from all over the world. In addition to sharing the personal narrative of their experiences, visitors to the website are asked to fill out a one hundred-item questionnaire designed to isolate specific elements of the experience and to flag counterfeit accounts.
The website has become the largest NDE research database in the world, containing over 1,600 NDE accounts. The people whose stories are captured in the database span all age groups, races, and religious affiliations and come from all over the world, yet the similarities in their stories are as awe-inspiring as they are revealing. Using this treasure trove of data, Dr. Long explains how medical evidence fails to explain these reports and why there is only one plausible explanation—that people have survived death and traveled to another dimension.
Long, whose work has been featured in "Newsweek" and "The Wall Street Journal," makes the case for the reality of near-death experiences based on his groundbreaking database of reported cases from around the world, in this "New York Times" bestseller.
“There is currently more scientific evidence to the reality of near death experience (NDE) than there is for how to effectively treat certain forms of cancer,” states radiation oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Long is his groundbreaking new book Evidence of the Afterlife. In 1998 Dr. Long and his wife, Jody, began the Near Death Experience Research Foundation with the goal of creating a forum for near death “experiencers” to share their stories. Grounded in first-hand evidence culled from over 1,600 verified NDE accounts, Evidence of the Afterlife presents the strongest argument yet for the underlying truth of those who have died and returned to share their tales.
About the Author
A nationally recognized expert whose work has been featured in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and Coast to Coast, Jeffrey Long, MD, is a radiation oncologist in Houma, Louisiana. Long has served on the board of directors of The International Association for Near-Death Studies and is actively involved in NDE research. Dr. Long and his wife, Jody, established the nonprofit Near Death Experience Research Foundation and a website as a forum for people to share their NDEs and to collect scientific data on this phenomenon.
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