Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Near-Death Experience and Journey into the Afterlife (Unabridged)
by Eben Alexander
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A Harvard-trained neurosurgeon's minute-by-minute account of his own near-death experience - and what he discovered in the heavenly realm beyond life. On November 10, 2008, Dr. Eben Alexander was driven into coma by a disease so lethal that only 1 in 10,000,000 survive. Seven days later, he awakened with memories of a fantastic odyssey deep into another realm that were more real than this earthly one - memories that included meeting a deceased birth sister he had never known existed. Dr. Alexander deployed all his knowledge as a scientist to find out whether his mind could have played a trick on him. In its shutdown state, there was no way it could have functioned at all. That left only one conclusion: that we are conscious in spite of our brains - that, in fact, consciousness is at the root of all existence. The evidence supporting Dr. Alexander's experience transformed him into a believer in God's unconditional love and brought reconciliation to his family - and will upend our ideas about human consciousness and spirituality.
Proof of Heaven
This book appealed to me because Dr. Alexander came from a science background rather than a religious one. That's what you would belief if you saw him interviewed and read a description of the book. I suspect that the author was christian before his experience since all of his family was praying for him while he was in the hospital. There is nothing wrong with being christian but that's not how this book is advertised! This man is pretty full of himself. He says that his NDE was more "special" than other NDEs that it was "deeper and more rare". I really don't know how he could judge other people's NDE experiences since he didn't have theirs. Most of the book was about his life, not specifically the NDE experience, there is only a tiny bit of that in the book. I feel like I wasted my money. I would recommend people buy the series about NDE's called "I Survived Beyond and Back". These were inspiring unlike this book.
I just finished listening to the Proof of Heaven audio book download and... WOW! Beautiful! This is the most inspirational book on the subject of near death studies I have listened to in a long time. Correction, this is the most inspirational book I have listened to in a long time period.
After reading ,"Heaven is for Real" by Todd Burpo, this book gave me GOOSEBUMPS! With all the pain and suffering some of us endure in life you have to think to yourself that there is a reason for all of this. I have always been a believer after witnessing the absolute beauty of this Earth and its comforting to read these stories when you suffer from severe pain every day. Please buy and listen to this book!