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Magis Center October 31, 2022 17 min read

The Definitive Guide to Near-Death Experiences

Here is everything you need to know about Near-Death Experiences: scientific perspective and what they can tell us about the human soul and the afterlife.
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Magis Center August 17, 2022 8 min read

5 Credible Stories of Near Death Experiences (Peer-Reviewed) 

A look into five stories of near death experiences from peer-reviewed journals and what they can teach us about consciousness, the afterlife, and God.
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Magis Center January 18, 2021 7 min read

Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

By looking at patients' accounts of the afterlife, we may be able to infer clues about the afterlife. What parallels can we draw between NDEs and heaven?
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Magis Center August 29, 2020 5 min read

Negative Near Death Experiences and Hell 

Discover the 3 types of negative near-death experiences, common responses, and what negative near-death experience stories can teach us about hell.
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Lindsay Rudegeair August 15, 2018 1 min read

Two-Part Podcast Interview with Fr. Spitzer on the Man-Up Show

This two-part podcast interview with Fr. Robert Spitzer on the Man-Up Show focuses on evidence for God and the battle to reconcile faith and science.
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Lindsay Rudegeair May 18, 2018 4 min read

What is a Near Death Experience?

A brush with death is often described as a "near death experience", but, from the scientific point of view, it's not. Scientists use specific parameters to determine what incidents they study as NDEs,
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Lindsay Rudegeair March 6, 2018 2 min read

A Caution on Near Death Experiences

As Christians, we want to believe in accounts of near death experiences because, well, they’re convenient. Firsthand proof of an afterlife, a soul, and a loving God are too good to pass up. We find th
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J. G. Miller November 30, 2017 < 1 min read

The Remarkable Evidence for the Human Soul

The Remarkable Evidence for the Human Soul
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. June 26, 2017 1 min read

Evidence of God from Contemporary Science & Philosophy [Spitzer Scholarly Article]

Here is a good cross section of the contemporary evidence for God from philosophy, science, and the medical study of near death experiences.
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. July 25, 2016 1 min read

Science, Medicine, and Near Death Experiences [Spitzer Scholarly Article]

Truly scientific studies of near death experiences do in fact give strong evidence for the existence of an afterlife.
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. August 2, 2010 < 1 min read

Evidence of a Transcendent Soul [Spitzer Scholarly Article]

Fr. Spitzer outlines our reasons for thinking that human beings do have transcendent souls.
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Magis Center July 27, 2010 < 1 min read

The Remarkable Evidence of a Transcendent Soul

In this video presentation, Father Spitzer takes us through the growing body of evidence for the reality of a transphysical human soul.
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