Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect

This book summarizes Stevenson's findings which are presented in full in the multi-volume work entitled Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects, also published by Praeger.

Author: Ian Stevenson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275951898

Category: Medical

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Children who claim to remember a previous life have been found in many parts of the world, particularly in the Buddhist and Hindu countries of South Asia, among the Shiite peoples of Lebanon and Turkey, the tribes of West Africa, and the American northwest. Stevenson has collected over 2,600 reported cases of past-life memories of which 65 detailed reports have been published. Specific information from the children's memories has been collected and matched with the data of their claimed former identity, family, residence, and manner of death. Birthmarks or other physiological manifestations have been found to relate to experiences of the remembered past life, particularly violent death. Writing as a specialist in psychiatry and as a world-renowned scientific investigator of reported paranormal events, Stevenson asks us to suspend our Western tendencies to disbelieve in reincarnation and consider the reality of the burgeoning record of cases now available. This book summarizes Stevenson's findings which are presented in full in the multi-volume work entitled Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects, also published by Praeger.
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Advances in Religion Cognitive Science and Experimental Philosophy

Journal of Abnormal Psychology 118(2): 399–404. ... Reincarnation and biology [2 Volumes]: A contribution to the etiology of birthmarks and birth defects.

Author: Helen De Cruz

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474223836

Category: Philosophy

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Experimental philosophy has blossomed into a variety of philosophical fields including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. But there has been very little experimental philosophical research in the domain of philosophy of religion. Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental Philosophy demonstrates how cognitive science of religion has the methodological and conceptual resources to become a form of experimental philosophy of religion. Addressing a wide variety of empirical claims that are of interest to philosophers and psychologists of religion, a team of psychologists and philosophers apply data from the psychology of religion to important problems in the philosophy of religion including the psychology of religious diversity; the psychology of substance dualism; the problem of evil and the relation between religious belief and empathy; and the cognitive science explaining the formation of intuitions that unwittingly guide philosophers of religion when formulating arguments. Bringing together authors and researchers who have made important contributions to interdisciplinary research on religion in the last decade, Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental Philosophy provides new ways of approaching core philosophical and psychological problems.
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Beyond the Threshold

Eugene B. Brody, “Review of Cases of the Reincarnation Type, Volume II. ... Stevenson, Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect, p. 9. 25.

Author: Christopher M. Moreman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442274969

Category: Religion

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Beyond the Threshold introduces readers to afterlife beliefs and experiences in world religions. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout, including a new chapter on afterlife beliefs and practices in selected African traditions, new research on the afterlife and near-death experiences, the addition of key words and definitions to each chapter, and more. Christopher M. Moreman offers an introduction to afterlife beliefs in ancient cultures, which are essential to understanding the roots of many modern ideas about death. He examines the folklore and doctrines of major world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese religions, and several African traditions. He also discusses psychic phenomena across traditions, such as mediums, near-death and out-of-body experiences, and past-life memories. While ultimately the afterlife remains unknowable, the second edition of this unique, in-depth exploration of both beliefs and experiences can help readers reach their own understanding of the afterlife and how to live.
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Randi s Prize

II: Ten Cases in Sri Lanka (1978), Cases of the Reincarnation Type Vol. ... Volume 1: Birthmarks and Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the ...

Author: Robert McLuhan

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781848764941

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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James ‘The Amazing’ Randi is a stage magician who says he has a million dollars for anyone who can convince him they have psychic powers. No one has even come close to winning, proof, say sceptical scientists, that there is no such thing as ‘the paranormal’. But are they right? In this illuminating and often provocative analysis, Robert McLuhan examines the influence of Randi and other debunking sceptics in shaping scientific opinion about such things as telepathy, psychics, ghosts and near-death experiences. He points out that scientific researchers who investigate these things at first hand overwhelmingly consider them to be genuinely anomalous. But this has shocking implications, for science, for society and for even perhaps for ourselves as individuals. Hence the sceptics’ insistence that they should rather be attributed to fraud, imagination and wishful thinking. However, this extraordinary and little understood aspect of consciousness has much to tell us about the human situation, McLuhan suggests. And at a time when militants are polarising the debate about religion, its mystical, spiritual element offers an optimistic and enlightened way forward. Randi’s Prize is aimed at anyone interested in spirituality or those curious to know the truth about paranormal claims. It’s an intelligent and readable analysis of scientific research into the paranormal which, uniquely, also closely examines the arguments of well-known sceptics.
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The Science of Truth

Stevenson I. Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects. (2 volumes). Westport, CN: Praeger Publishers, 1997.

Author: C. W. Adams

Publisher: Science of Truth Publishing

ISBN: 9780981604527

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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Modern scientific theory has proposed to us an accidental existence and evolution without an ultimate purpose or reason. This has forced upon each of us the need to balance our personal feelings of faith and spirituality with the basic assumptions of modern science. The Science of Truth draws upon the relevant research together with timeless revelations to demonstrate that life truly does have meaning and purpose. In this exploration, Dr. Adams provides a pragmatic review of the prominent scientific theories regarding evolution, creation, identity, genetics, quantum physics, and even the scientific method itself. Practical and verifiable conclusions are accomplished, substantiating some of our deepest emotions. The Science of Truth successfully bridges the gap between true faith and real science, providing resolution to some of the greatest debates of our generation.
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Pieces of the Puzzle Volume 3 The Afterlife and Infinite Beyond

compelling evidence of reincarnation from children and adults throughout the world. ... 1975), Cases of the Reincarnation Type Vol- ume II: Ten Cases in Sri ...

Author: Trinda Latherow

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780978789831

Category: Self-Help

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Pieces of the Puzzle: One title, four volumes, and countless stories that tell of both the mysterious and miraculous aspects to our world and us. An epic adventure for the soul. Volume 3 - The Afterlife and Infinite Beyond: The reality of an afterlife is what we can if only first believe and perceive of it to be.
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EXPLORING REINCARNATION

Volume I :Ten Cases in India. Volume II:Ten Cases in Sri Lanka. ... Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth ...

Author: Hans TenDam

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781300481140

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Exploring Reincarnation examines the full range of explanations for past-life recall. This definitive study includes case histories from around the world, as well as intriguing theories about the relationship between body and soul - from general social beliefs about past lives to detailed questions about karma and past-life regression therapy. An outstanding introduction to reincarnation from a historical, scientific, and philosophical point of view. Exploring Reincarnation is the now classic panorama on reincarnation ideas and experiences.
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Dreams Understanding Biology Psychology and Culture 2 volumes

The topics investigated by the society included hypnosis, multiple personalities, near-death experiences, reincarnation, lucid dreaming, out-of-body ...

Author: Robert J. Hoss

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440856174

Category: Psychology

Page: 823

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This two-volume set examines dreams and dreaming from a variety of angles—biological, psychological, and sociocultural—in order to provide readers with a holistic introduction to this fascinating subject. • Provides comprehensive coverage of the physiology, psychology, and cultural contexts of dreaming • Explores both dream theory and the practical applications of dreamwork in everyday life • Features contributions by more than 75 authors, all recognized experts in their fields • Offers readers suggestions for further reading and additional study in an extensive bibliography
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The Conscious Mind and the Material World

_____. (¡972). Some new cases suggestive of reincarnation. II. ... Volume 2. ... Reincarnation and biology: A contribution to the etiology of birthmarks and ...

Author: Douglas M. Stokes

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786487523

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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What makes us who we are? From a scientific viewpoint, any individual’s existence is improbable at best. Consciousness as an actuality is inarguable; its nature, however, remains elusive. This work argues the view of self as a field of pure consciousness, debating the existence of a continuing self and drawing conclusions about this entity and its relation to the physical body and the physical world. Beginning with an exploration of the relationship between mind and matter, it discusses ostensible psi phenomena such as extra-sensory perception and psychokinesis and their implications for our understanding of the mind and the cosmos. Additional topics include the perennial mind-body problem; the role of consciousness in quantum mechanics (and conversely the role of quantum mechanics in the study of consciousness); the anthropic principle; and evidence for Intelligent Design. Quasi-religious questions such as the survival of consciousness after death are also addressed.
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Mental Telepathy and Announcing Dreams

2 Krauss, L.M. Boston: Atom, 285 3 Stevenson, I. Reincarnation and Biology, Vol II, 2083. 4 Radin, D. Entangled Minds, 21-22. 5 Radin, D. Entangled Minds, ...

Author: Milton Brener

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781543449754

Category: Science

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Does telepathy really exist? Milton Brener offers overwhelming proof that it does, with humans often communicating, sometimes over distances of thousands of miles, with no other means of contact possible. Intriguingly, he goes further. The announcing dream mentioned in the title has been documented worldwide. The dreamer is most often the mother of an unborn child, though it is at other times another family member. The child in utero often conveys that it is a deceased member of the family who claims to be returning. In many such cases, the baby is born with memories of the prior life, and investigations have often proved such memories to be accurate. Is this all imagination? Is there a scientific basis for any of it? Brener claims and convincingly shows that an aspect of quantum physics, known as entanglement, could well be the scientific basis for it.
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Less Incomplete

Volume 2 Birth Defects and Other Anomalies, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Conn., 1997 ———; Children Who Remember Previous Lives: A Question of Reincarnation ...

Author: Sandie Gustus

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781846948923

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 338

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Based on an advanced, new scientific approach to studying the consciousness, soul, spirit, as proposed by renowned Brazilian consciousness researcher, Dr. Waldo Vieira, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of the reality of the human condition beyond the physical body, offering readers a profound opportunity to increase their self-awareness, self-confidence, balance and maturity, and to take control of their experience of life. In this book, conscientiology and projectiology, the two new sciences proposed by Vieira, are explained in layman?s terms. Conscientiology is the science that studies the consciousness, investigating all of its attributes, properties, characteristics, bodies, lives and phenomena. The book examines three attributes of the consciousness; that it is multidimensional, multiexistential, i.e. it reincarnates, and that it evolves. Projectiology is the study of the projection of the consciousness or out-of-body experience commonly known as OBE
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Surviving Death

... Cases of the Reincarnation Type, Volume II: Ten Cases in Sri Lanka ... Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth ...

Author: Leslie Kean

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780553419627

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 432

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THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • An impeccably researched, page-turning investigation, revealing stunning and wide-ranging evidence suggesting that consciousness survives death, from New York Times bestselling author Leslie Kean “An engaging, personal, and transformative journey that challenges the skeptic and informs us all.”—Harold E. Puthoff, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin In this groundbreaking book, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Leslie Kean investigates the unexplained continuity of the human psyche after death. Here, Kean explores the most compelling case studies of young children reporting verifiable details from past lives, contemporary mediums who seem to defy the boundaries of the brain and of the physical world, apparitions providing information about their lives on earth, and people who die and then come back to report journeys into another dimension. Based on facts and scientific studies, Surviving Death includes fascinating chapters by medical doctors, psychiatrists, and PhDs from four countries. As a seasoned reporter whose work transcends belief systems and ideology, Kean enriches the narrative by including her own unexpected, confounding experiences encountered while she probed the question concerning all of us: Do we survive death?
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The End of Materialism

Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects: Volume 2—Birth Defects and Other Anomalies.

Author: Charles T. Tart

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781572246454

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 397

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Ideal for scientifically minded individuals curious about life's spiritual side as well as spiritually inclined people seeking to back up their beliefs, this book offers evidence for the existence of telepathy, precognition, and psychic healing.
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Journal of the Society for Psychical Research

264 ) “ the possibility of genuine reincarnation cannot be definitively refuted ” in ... Stevenson , I. ( 1997 ) Reincarnation and Biology ( 2 volumes ) .

Author: Society for Psychical Research (Great Britain)

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ISBN: UOM:39015063380680

Category: Parapsychology

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Contemplative Science

In his recent book Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect ... two - volume work Reincarnation and Biology : A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks ...

Author: B. Alan Wallace

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231138350

Category: Medical

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B. Alan Wallace, renowned Buddhist scholar, integrates the contemplative methodologies of Buddhism and Western science into a single discipline: contemplative science. The science of consciousness investigates the mind through Buddhist contemplative techniques, such as shamatha, an organized, detailed system of training the attention. Just as scientists make observations and conduct experiments with the aid of technology, contemplatives have long tested their theories with the help of highly developed meditative skills of observation and experimentation. Contemplative science allows for a deeper knowledge of mental phenomena, and its emphasis on strict mental discipline counteracts the effects of conative (intention and desire), attentional, cognitive, and affective imbalances. Just as behaviorism, psychology, and neuroscience shed light on the cognitive processes enabling us to survive and flourish, contemplative science offers a groundbreaking perspective for expanding our capacity to realize genuine well-being. It also forges a link between the material world and the realm of the subconscious, transcending a traditional science-based understanding of the self.
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Science and the Afterlife Experience

Cases of the Reincarnation Type: Volume 1, Ten Cases in India. ... _____. Reincarnation and Biology, vol. 2. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 1997.

Author: Chris Carter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781594774997

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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Reveals the evidence of life beyond death • Examines 125 years of scientific research into reincarnation, apparitions, and communication with the dead showing these phenomena are real • Reveals the existence of higher planes of consciousness where the souls of the dead can choose to advance or manifest once again on Earth • Explains how these findings have been ignored and denied because they are incompatible with materialist doctrines In this book, Chris Carter shows that evidence of life beyond death exists and has been around for millennia, predating any organized religion. Focusing on three key phenomena--reincarnation, apparitions, and communications from the dead--Carter reveals 125 years of documented scientific studies by independent researchers and the British and American Societies for Psychical Research that rule out hoaxes, fraud, and hallucinations and prove these afterlife phenomena are real. The author examines historic and modern accounts of detailed past-life memories, visits from the deceased, and communications with the dead via medium and automatic writing as well as the scientific methods used to confirm these experiences. He explains how these findings on the afterlife have been ignored and denied because they are incompatible with the prevailing doctrine of materialism. Sharing messages from the dead themselves describing the afterlife, Carter reveals how consciousness exists outside the parameters of biological evolution and emerges through the medium of the brain to use the physical world as a springboard for growth. After death, souls can advance to higher planes of consciousness or manifest once again on Earth. Carter’s rigorous argument proves--beyond any reasonable doubt--not only that consciousness survives death and continues in the afterlife, but that it precedes birth as well.
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Finding Hope When a Child Dies

From Carl Jung, The Collected Works,vol. ... Introduction to Part Two 1. ... published in two volumes, Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the ...

Author: Sukie Miller

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780684865614

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

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The psychotherapist-author of this practical guide to coping with the tragic loss of a child draws on years of clinical experience and hundreds of case studies to offer advice on how to deal with this terrible tragedy. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
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God And The Evolving Universe

Reincamation and Biology. 2 vols. Praeger, 1997. A report of Stevenson's monumental research on memories 'of the reincarnation type,' which are typically ...

Author: James Redfield

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448125081

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 320

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From James Redfield, the author of the phenomenal international bestseller, The Celestine Prophecy, and Michael Murphy, the author of the bestselling Golf in the Kingdom, with documentary filmmaker Sylvia Timbers, comes the story of the past, present and future of human potential - and a journey that can take contemporary seekers to the next level of spiritual evolution. Written with the insight of the The Celestine Prophecy and representing a unique pairing of global visionaries, God and the Evolving Universe is a book that deepens our knowledge of personal growth and shows how each of us can begin to integrate our extraordinary experiences into a heightened synchronistic flow - allowing us to participate consciously in an unfolding evolutionary adventure. With exercises that readers can use to develop the abilities they are reading about, God and the Evolving Universe heightens readers' awareness of their place in personal/planetary evolution and sets the stage for actualizing the next level of human potential.
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A Philosophical Critique of Empirical Arguments for Postmortem Survival

Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects, Volumes 1 & 2. Westport, CT: Praeger. Stevenson, I. (2000a).

Author: Michael Sudduth

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137440945

Category: Philosophy

Page: 336

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Sudduth provides a critical exploration of classical empirical arguments for survival arguments that purport to show that data collected from ostensibly paranormal phenomena constitute good evidence for the survival of the self after death. Utilizing the conceptual tools of formal epistemology, he argues that classical arguments are unsuccessful.
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Souls United

I had already been busy researching and writing about reincarnation and subjects ... See Ian Stevenson, Reincarnation and Biology,Volumes 1 and 2 Chapter One.

Author: Ann Merivale

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738715285

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

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"Every one of us longs for the pure joy and sense of completeness found in reuniting with our other half. But how do you find and recognize your twin soul?"--Cover, p. [4].
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