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The Structure and Function of Near-Death Experiences: An Algorithmic Reincarnation Hypothesis

Description: Article examining a modification of the traditional doctrine of reincarnation that takes into account biological and cultural evolution. This allows an understanding of how the attributes of NDEs could have undergone selection even though all opportunities for mating have already passed at the time of death.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Murphy, Todd
Partner: UNT Libraries

Journal of Near-Death Studies, Volume 20, Number 2, Winter 2001

Description: 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.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Greyson, Bruce
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Child's Encounter with the Devil: An Unusual Near-Death Experience with Both Blissful and Frightening Elements

Description: Abstract: I describe the near-death experience (NDE) of a 6-year-old boy who encountered both the devil and God following a near-fatal car accident, and compare recent recollections of the event with those made four years earlier. I discuss the aftereffects of this experience, and review the findings of earlier studies of frightening NDEs.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Bonenfant, Richard J.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Letters to the Editor

Description: Three letters written to the editor of the Journal of Near-Death Studies on the following topics: "The Theory of Essence," a response, and "Review of On the Other Side of Life."
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Krishnan, V.; Arnette, J. Kenneth & Elsaesser-Valarino, Evelyn
Partner: UNT Libraries