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“The results of the Near-Death Experience Research Foundation (NDERF) study… finds that what people discovered during their near-death experience about God, love, afterlife, reason for our earthly existence, earthly hardships, forgiveness, and many other concepts is strikingly consistent across cultures, races, and creeds. Also, these discoveries are generally not what would have been expected from preexisting societal beliefs, religious teachings, or any other source of earthly knowledge.”

— Dr. Jeffrey Long, Evidence of the Afterlife (2010)

“Remarkably, the content of near-death experiences is strikingly consistent. Even after rigorously studying NDEs for over fifteen years, I still marvel at how amazingly similar these experiences are regardless of the experiencers’ age, cultural beliefs, education, or geographical location. By comparing these accounts, we begin to see a coherent picture of this other world.”

— Dr. Jeffrey Long, God and the Afterlife (2016)

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Video Accounts Of Near-Death Experience

NHNE’s NDE Stories Website
NHNE’s YouTube Collection of NDE Testimonials
The Purpose of Life Video Collection
Near-Death Experiences Featured On This Website
IANDS Videos
NDE Accounts: Bringing Light To Death
Present! Near-Death Experience Archive
Tricia Barker NDE Interviews
Lilou Mace NDE Interviews
AfterLifeTV NDE Interviews
Bill’s NDE Video Accounts
GoldenLightD
Near-Death Experiences on YouTube
NDERF Video Archive
Virginia Beach IANDS Speakers See also: List of IANDS Speakers
TruthRabbit NDE Accounts (Christian)
Believe It Or Not – 1 (Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Multi-Cultural)
Believe It Or Not – 2 (Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Multi-Cultural)

Audio Accounts Of Near-Death Experience

IANDS NDE RADIO with Lee Witting
We Don’t Die Radio (Sandra Champlain)
Near-Death Experience Podcast (NDERF)
Skeptiko on Near-Death Experiences
General Near-Death Experience Podcasts
Julia Nightengale’s Toward The Light Radio Show

Written Accounts Of Near-Death Experience

Current NDE Experiences on NDERF
Exceptional NDE Experiences on NDERF
Archive of NDE Experiences on NDERF
IANDS Archive of NDE Accounts
Near-Death Experience and the Afterlife Archives
Angelic View: Beyond The Veil
The Search For Life After Death: Near-Death Experiences
Download NDE Stories from NDERF (pdf, 2004-2007 List)

Other Accounts

Celebrity Near-Death Experiences
Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences

Recommended Books & Movies

NHNE Recommended Books & Movies
IANDS List of Recommended NDE Books
Books Recommended by NDERF

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“Merely learning about the near-death experience has effects similar to those reported by NDErs.”

— Researcher Kenneth Ring, Lessons from the Light

“Studying near-death experiences over the last three years has had more positive impact on my spiritual growth and personal relationships than all my previous decades of traditional prayer and study! Thanks and blessings to all who have shared their experiences, and to those who bring them to the public’s attention!”

— Sarah Pierzchala

“Our situation regarding NDEs is similar to the way humanity learned of exotic lands during the ancient era of exploration. After sailors returned from long voyages and wrote their accounts, scholars would survey multiple accounts from different voyagers, discern where they agreed or disagreed, and come up with the most likely descriptions of the geography, culture, rituals, and traditions of a particular exotic land. We are in a similar position today when it comes to the world of the afterlife.

“Near-death experiences are surprisingly common. A Gallup poll found that about 5 percent of those surveyed had an NDE at some time during their lives. From this and other surveys, we believe that millions of people around the world have had near-death experiences. In recent times those numbers have increased, largely because resuscitation techniques have greatly improved. People who previously would have died are now being saved due to advances in medical equipment and better training for emergency personnel. These life-saving measures would be expected to result in a higher incidence of NDEs than ever before.

“Remarkably, the content of near-death experiences is strikingly consistent. Even after rigorously studying NDEs for over fifteen years, I still marvel at how amazingly similar these experiences are regardless of the experiencers’ age, cultural beliefs, education, or geographical location.

“By comparing these accounts, we begin to see a coherent picture of this other world. For example, one striking aspect of these accounts, which we will explore more fully later in this book, is the consistency with which a divine is described. Those who report meeting a divine being generally portray God as someone who radiates incredible love, light, grace, and acceptance. This is not religious dogma or theology, but one of the most consistent claims of multiple individuals who have encountered a heavenly being. In other words, people are not merely stating or projecting their religious yearnings or beliefs, but, like the explorers of old, are describing an entity they have encountered. The fact that they describe these encounters so similarly gives us confidence that they have, indeed, met the same Being.”

— Dr. Jeffrey Long, God and the Afterlife (2016)

 

 

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