A Comparison of UFO and Near-Death Experiences as Vehicles for the Evolution of Human Consciousness

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Abstract: This study compares unidentified flying object experiencers (UFOErs) with near-death experiencers (NDErs) in regard to changes in attitudes toward self, others, and life in general, toward religious or spiritual orientation, and toward psychic abilities and beliefs. Kenneth Ring's questionnaires administered to NDErs (1984) were given in this study to 93 persons whose UFOE included either a light experience, and object experience, or a "close encounter." The author concludes that the UFOE, like the NDE, provides impetus toward spiritual growth, but neither as consistently nor as strongly.

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240-257 p. ; 23 cm.

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Davis, Lorraine Summer 1988.

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Abstract: This study compares unidentified flying object experiencers (UFOErs) with near-death experiencers (NDErs) in regard to changes in attitudes toward self, others, and life in general, toward religious or spiritual orientation, and toward psychic abilities and beliefs. Kenneth Ring's questionnaires administered to NDErs (1984) were given in this study to 93 persons whose UFOE included either a light experience, and object experience, or a "close encounter." The author concludes that the UFOE, like the NDE, provides impetus toward spiritual growth, but neither as consistently nor as strongly.

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240-257 p. ; 23 cm.

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 6(4), Human Sciences Press, Summer 1988, pp. 240-257

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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/metadc799343

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 6
  • Issue: 4
  • Page Start: 240
  • Page End: 257
  • Pages: 18

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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 6, Number 4, Summer 1988 (Journal/Magazine/Newsletter)

Journal of Near-Death Studies, Volume 6, Number 4, Summer 1988

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. Index to volume 6 starts on page 266.

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Davis, Lorraine. A Comparison of UFO and Near-Death Experiences as Vehicles for the Evolution of Human Consciousness, article, Summer 1988; New York, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc799343/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .