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Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect
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 publis ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published May 21st 1997 by Praeger
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This little book is an abstract of a much larger series of books. In the introduction, and in several places throughout the text, the author emphasizes that this book is meant to give an overview of the research he has compiled, but it is not meant to furnish exhaustive proof or to refute all arguments leveled against it. Rightfully, the author insists that anyone interested in this book's subject would do well to read the entire manuscript on which it is based before leveling any criticism.
Ian Stevenson was for many years Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, and he was a leading researcher in the field of reincarnation. Stevenson spent a half-century studying cases of young children who remembered recent previous lives that had ended violently, and the result is a spectacular body of work which will be celebrated only when the rest of modern science catches up with it. Stevenson wrote for scientists, so his writing style is dry. But the work that ...more
Ian Stevenson Md is the one of the leading researchers on reincarnation. this is a condensation of his Much thicker edition of all his research. it is very convincing but is very dry. Basically, he reviews case after case so you are going to be convinced (or not) 1/3 to 1/2 the way through so I finished it of course but could see people putting it down. For me ..very convincing!