What is it like we living another life after our death? How it feels leaving one life and entering another life? Life after life is a beautiful explanation of above questions written by Raymond A. Moody, Jr. He has both Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Virginia and M.D. from the Medical college of Georgia. He is presently practicing Psychiatry and doing further research, writing, and lecturing on the near-death experiences. “The book is about the investigation of phenomenon survival of bodily death. This book, written as it is by a human being, naturally reflects the background, opinions, and prejudices of its author.” (3, Moody) The book is not about proving that there is a life after death but is the collection of some research, and experiences of different people who had been near to death.
What will be it like to die? This question is asked by almost every human to themselves but none can explain it with all proofs. There are somehow people’s experiences who have been near death. The author says that it is very difficult to talk about death because this thinking can draw our own death closer and makes them more real and thinkable. However, the author has figured out something to compare death with. He compares death with dreamless sleep. Moody says, “Like the morning we wake up after a dreamless sleep, we are going to start a new life after our death.” He has made his experiences into three different categories. They are as; “
1. The experience of person who were resuscitated after having been thought, adjudged, or pronounced clinically death by their doctors.
2. The experiences of persons who, in the course of accidents or severe injury or illness, came very close to physical death.
3. The experi...
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...he book doesn’t exactly prove that we have life after death but it somehow connects peoples’ experience with our ancient saying of famous people and books.
The book has described one of the important psychological aspect of life. Many people are worried about their life after death. This kind of thinking draws their body to real death. Many people have gone mental disorders because of this. Dr. Moody is a graduate of Psychology. He has done one of the best research on people’s psychology about life after death and near-death experiences. Many of us have experienced or have seen some near-death experiences. When you have no idea about that and you just stress yourself and that effects your psychology. The content in this book has helped a lot of us to know better about those experiences.
Moody, Raymond A. Life after Life. Mockingbird Books 1975
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