A SCIENTIFIC ILLUMINIST APPROACH TO SPIRITUALITY: REFERENCES I RECOMMEND

REFERENCES RELATED TO THE WORLD BEYOND

“Our normal waking consciousness is but one type of consciousness , while all about it parted by the filmiest of screens there lay other types of consciousness we may spend our entire lives without knowing of their existence but apply the requsite stimulus and there they are in their completeness.”

William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, New American Library 1958

LATEST SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FROM THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JAMES AND F.W.H. MYERS IRREDUCIBLE MIND click here


NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE (NDE) EVIDENCE

Moody, R. Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon – Survival of Bodily Death

(220Kb). New York: Bantam, 1975.

Moody, R. Reflections on Life After Life: More Important Discoveries In The Ongoing Investigation Of Survival Of Life After Bodily Death (220Kb). New York: Bantam, 1977.

Sabom, M. Recollections of Death: A Medical Investigation. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982.

Morse, M. with Perry, P. Closer to the Light: Learning From the Near-Death Experiences of Children. New York: Ballantine, 1990.

Morse, Melvin & Perry, Paul (1992) Transformed by the Light. New York: Villard books

Parnia,Dr. Sam, What Happens When We Die ISBN-13: 9781401907112 (2007)

cases click here

More evidence click here

REINCARNATION EVIDENCE

(Dr.) Ian Stevenson, Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation (New York: American Society for Psychical Research, 1967)

Ian Stevenson, Cases of the Reincarnation Type (Univ. of Virginia Press):

Vol. 1 Ten Cases in India ( U.VA. Press 1975)

Vol. 2 Ten Cases in Sri Lanka (U.Va. Press 1977)

Vol. 3 Twelve Cases in Lebanon and Turkey (U Va. Press 1980)

Vol. 4 Twelve Cases in Thailand and Burma (U. Va. Press 1983)

_____, Children Who Remember Previous Lives: A Question of Reincarnation (University of Virginia Press, 1987)

_____, “Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect” (Praeger, 1997) ISBN 0-275-95189-8

_____, “American children who claim to remember previous lives,” J. Nervous and Mental Disease 171 (1983) pp. 742-748 (research paper)

_____, Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect (Westport, CN: Praeger, 1997)

_____, European Cases of the Reincarnation Type (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2003)

Wambach, Dr. Helen Reliving Past Lives (Bantam Books, 1978)

Shroder, Tom, Old Souls, ISBN 0-684-85192-X (Simon & Schuster, 1999)

GHOSTS – SOME CLASSIC & MODERN INVESTIGATIONS

Myers,Frederic William Henry , Richard Hodgson … Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodil;y Death,- 1903

Evans, H. (2002). Seeing ghosts: Experiences of the paranormal. London: John Murray.

Gurney, E., Myers, F.W.H., & Podmore, F. (1886). Phantasms of the living (2 vols.). London: Trübner.

Hart, H., and Collaborators. (1956). Six theories about apparitions. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, 50, 153-239.

Morton, R. (1892). Record of a haunted house. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, 8, 311-332.

Osis, K. (1986). Characteristics of purposeful action in an apparition case. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 80, 175-193.

Sherwood, S.J. (2000). Black Dog apparitions. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 94, 151-164.

Sidgwick, H., Johnson, A., Myers, F.W.H., Podmore, F., & Sidgwick, E.M. (1894).

Jaffe, Aniela, Apparitions: An Archetypal Approach to Death Dreams and Ghosts ISBN-13: 9780882145006 (Spring Publications, Inc.

(revised edition March 1978)

Mackenzie, Andrew , HAUNTINGS and APPARITIONS ISBN 0 586 08430 4 (Paladin, 1982)

LaGrand, Dr. Louis E., AFTER DEATH COMMUNICATIONS – Final Farewells ISBM 1-56718-405-7 (Llewellyn Publications 1998)

Fontanta, David Is There An Afterlife ISBN 1-903816-90-4 (O Books 2005)

OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCES (OOBEs)

Review of the tome “Projectiology: A Panorama of Experiences Outside the Human Body” by Waldo Vieira, MD Journal of Parapsychology

Tart, Charles (Buhlman, William. “Adventures Beyond the Body: Astral Projection”. ISBN 0062513710

1997).

“Six Studies of Out-of-the-Body Experiences” Journal of Near Death Studies

EDGES OF V.A.L.I.S.

Bucke, Maurice M.D., COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS (Citadel, 1961) ISBN 0-8065-0211-8

Russell, George William (“AE”), THE CANDLE OF VISION (University, 1965) ISBN 0-8356-0445-4

White, John (Editor), WHAT IS ENLIGHTENMENT? (TARCHER, 1984) ISBN 0-87477-343-1

Newberg, Andrew M.D., D’Aquili, Eugene M.D. Ph.D., Rause, Vince, WHY GOD WON’T GO AWAY (Ballantine, 2001) ISBN 978-0345-44034-1

James, William, THE VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE, New American Library 1958

JEWISH & QABALISTIC INTEREST

Gillman, Neil, The Death of Death – Resurrection and Immortality in Jewish Thought (Jewish Lights 2000) ISBN 1—58023-081-4

Spitz, Rabbi Elie Kaplin, Does the Soul Survive? A Jewish Journey to Belief in Afterlife, Past Lives & Living With Purpose (Jewish Lights, 2002) ISBN 1-58023-165-9

Buber, Martin – The Tales of Rabbi Nachman (Humanity Books, 1999) ISBN 1-57392-453-9

Buber, Marin –Legendof the Baal Shem (Princeton University Press,1995) ISBN 0-691-04389-2

Silberman, Neil Asher – Heavenly Powers – Unraveling the Secret History of the Kabbalah (Castle Books, 2000) ISBN 0-7858-1324-1

Linzer, Judith – Torah and Dharma – Jewish Seekers in Eastern Religions (Aranson, 1996) ISBN 1-56821-916-4

Eliach, Yaffa, Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust (Vintage Books 1982) ISBN 0-679-72043-X

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