Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife

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Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife

Format:  Paperback,

196 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publish Date: Oct 2012

ISBN-13: 9781451695199

ISBN-10: 1451695195

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A SCIENTIST'S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE
Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress.
Then, Dr. Alexander's own brain was attacked by a rare illness. The part of the brain that controls thought and emotion--and in essence makes us human--shut down completely. For seven days he lay in a coma. Then, as his doctors considered stopping treatment, Alexander's eyes popped open. He had come back.
Alexander's recovery is a medical miracle. But the real miracle of his story lies elsewhere. While his body lay in coma, Alexander journeyed beyond this world and encountered an angelic being who guided him into the deepest realms of super-physical existence. There he met, and spoke with, the Divine source of the universe itself.
Alexander's story is not a fantasy. Before he underwent his journey, he could not reconcile his knowledge of neuroscience with any belief in heaven, God, or the soul. Today Alexander is a doctor who believes that true health can be achieved only when we realize that God and the soul are real and that death is not the end of personal existence but only a transition.
This story would be remarkable no matter who it happened to. That it happened to Dr. Alexander makes it revolutionary. No scientist or person of faith will be able to ignore it. Reading it will change your life.

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: Oct 2012
ISBN-13: 9781451695199
ISBN-10: 1451695195
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 196
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.45
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Rated 4.4 out of 5★ by 20reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Skeptics and believers will find food for thought A great read for the believer or skeptic alike by a uniquely qualified author who personally experienced a NDE and who also happens to be a neuroscientist-surgeon whose scientific training could not explain the reality he experienced during his NDE. A real page turner that will leave you wanting to learn more about NDEs and the meaning of life in general. 12/04/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Eye opening Fascinating 12/10/2012
Rated 2 out of 5★ by The value of belief Over time I have looked for evidence that would show the value of belief in a life beyond this physical life. This book falls short of that.The author's credentials as a neurosurgeon seem quite strong, but his interpretations of his dreams and emotions do not seem very scientific. They do not seem to be proof of anything except, perhaps, that the brain can recover from severe trauma.My overall conclusion is that this book was disappointing because it really isn’t proof of much. It is just a fellow talking about his own personal experience that is influenced by the culture he comes from. 02/17/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great book to read I like the book and the price was really good for it . 12/05/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Astonishing! I checked Dr. Alexander's credentials before I read the book, and was very impressed. I began reading with the assumption that this man had no reason to fabricate his story, and if he made a convincing scientific presentation, I was willing to accept him at his word. I've never really believed The Bible, always considered it folklore. Dr. Alexander's book changed my mind. Astonishing! 04/15/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★ by good I purchased this book for myself. it was a very good book. The author wrote from a neurosurgeon's point of view. He talked a little over my head. But I appreciate him sharing his story 12/08/2013
Rated 2 out of 5★ by missing some inf. In a way it is an easy read. I just skipped over the technical stuff. There are some things that seem to be insinuated that I don't agree with theologically. 01/01/2014
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Wonderfully scientific proof of afterlife experien This book offers intelligent confirmation of afterlife for people of any faith! 01/28/2014
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