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Published: 25 October 2018

376 Pages


ISBN: 9780190888848

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What Is It Like To Be Dead?

Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Jens Schlieter

Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism

  • First study dealing with near-death experiences as a decisive element of modern religious discourse
  • Demonstrates how important elements such as the "panoramic life review," "tunnel experience," or "out-of-body experience" were combined with traditional elements of Christian deathbed narratives
  • Provides previously undiscovered accounts of near-death experiences from 1580-1975