Back from the AFTERLIFE?

Researchers, theologians, individuals at symposium to discuss claims of near-death experiences

Posted: April 6, 2013 at 4:23 a.m.

It seems readers can’t get enough when it comes to tales of near-death experiences. Books on the topic have topped best-seller lists, with pastors, everyday people, children and even a neurosurgeon claiming to have glimpsed the afterlife.

This story is only available from our archives.

Religion, Pages 12 on 04/06/2013


« Previous Story

‘Jew in the box’ exhibit provokes by design

Ido Porat prepares to greet visitors at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. In a country with fewer than 200,000 Jews, museum officials hope the so-called “Jew in the Box” exhibition will educate visitors about Jewish life.

“Are there still Jews in Germany?” “Are the Jews a chosen people?” Nearly 70 years after the Holocaust, there ... Read »

Next Story »

Religion beat questions endure after 25 years

Every year or so, editors are asked to sit patiently while market researchers dissect thick reports about what consumers say they want to see in their newspapers. Read »