Guest Editorial: Avoiding the Columbus Confusion: An Ockhamish View of Near-Death Research

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Article exploring the theory that contemporary belief that near-death experiences (NDEs) are glimpses of an afterlife may prevent us from realizing their more profound nature. Belief in an afterlife has not historically brought humanity a high quality of life, but NDEs seem reliably to do so, and may offer important clues about why the expanded vitality, the "eternity-consciousness," of the mystics is commonly blocked.

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75-81 p. ; 23 cm.

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Wren-Lewis, John Winter 1992.

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Article exploring the theory that contemporary belief that near-death experiences (NDEs) are glimpses of an afterlife may prevent us from realizing their more profound nature. Belief in an afterlife has not historically brought humanity a high quality of life, but NDEs seem reliably to do so, and may offer important clues about why the expanded vitality, the "eternity-consciousness," of the mystics is commonly blocked.

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75-81 p. ; 23 cm.

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 11(2), Human Sciences Press, Winter 1992, pp. 75-81

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  • OCLC: 14781775 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0891-4494
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 88-648131
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 86-2701
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc799030

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 11
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 75-81

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Journal of Near-Death Studies

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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Journal of Near-Death Studies, Volume 11, Number 2, Winter 1992

Quarterly journal publishing papers related to near-death experiences, including research reports; theoretical or conceptual statements; expressions of a scientific, philosophic, religious, or historical perspective on the study of near-death experiences; cross-cultural studies; individual case histories; and personal accounts of experiences or related phenomena.

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Wren-Lewis, John. Guest Editorial: Avoiding the Columbus Confusion: An Ockhamish View of Near-Death Research, article, Winter 1992; New York, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc799030/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .