On the evening of March 13th, 1997, thousands of people in Arizona described seeing a group of orangish lights in a triangular formation moving slowly through the sky toward Phoenix. Some people described only seeing the lights against the darkened sky, but described the object as solid since it seemed to block out the stars… Read More The Pentagon UAP/UFO Report: Small Step or Giant Leap for the Legitimacy of Controversial Research?
The Hadza of Tanzania are one of the last hunter-gatherer tribes on earth. Anthropologists consider the Hadza an analog for early hunter-gatherer societies, since it is believed that their way of life hasn’t changed in 10,000 years. Living simply and owning few possessions, the Hadza exhibit no birth, wedding or funeral rituals. When a member… Read More Dancing with the Dead: Ancient Spirituality Returns to a Modern Age
Although every near-death experience is unique and profound, Natalie Sudman’s NDE after hitting a road-side bomb in Iraq was radically different from most. Natalie didn’t go through a tunnel, talk to God or see the beautiful vistas of heaven. And yet her experience was extraordinarily valuable for those of us who seek to understand the nature of our… Read More The Implications of Natalie Sudman’s Unusual Near-Death Experience in Iraq
Source. Krishna. All-That-Is. Allah. The Great Spirit. Supreme Being. Elohim. All names representing the same concept: the singular, universal source of creative power, wisdom and moral rulership over the universe. God. With a Capital G. Today, when the western world refers to God, it usually represents the monotheistic God of the Abrahamic religions of Christianity, Islam,… Read More New Study Reveals the Nature of God in Near-Death Experiences
“Miracles from Heaven” is a movie based on the book of the same title by Christy Beam and details the amazing story of her chronically ill daughter’s near-death experience following a devastating accident and her subsequent remarkable healing. The movie is in theaters now, so I picked up the book behind the movie to get the full… Read More The Story Behind “Miracles From Heaven” and What We Can Learn from Religious NDEs
The Myth of Er is widely believed to be one of the earliest examples of a near-death experience in history. In the telling of this story, Plato reveals much about classical spirituality and his own concepts of the eternal soul. This post compares the structure of the NDE as relayed by Plato to modern near-death… Read More New Age in the Old World: Plato’s Account of a Near-Death Experience
For a long time, distressing, disturbing or so-called hellish NDEs bothered me. That small portion of me that still harbored my Christian fear wondered if it was possible that Hell really did exist, and possibly I was going there. I didn’t understand why, if Hell supposedly didn’t exist (as is generally believed in new-age and… Read More Distressing NDEs; A Profound Personal Transformative Experience; Not Proof of Hell