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Dr. Raymond Moody

Dr. Raymond Moody

Medical Doctor & Author, Life After Life

Raymond A. Moody, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., is a medical doctor and the best-selling and award-winning author of twelve books, including Life After Life (1975) in which he coined the term “near-death experience” (NDE). In addition, he is the author of numerous articles in academic and professional literature. His research into the phenomenon of NDE had its start in the 1960s, and the New York Times has since hailed him as "the father of the near-death experience." In the three decades since receiving his M.D. and Ph.D. in philosophy, he has lectured for audiences all over the world and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs. In addition, he trains hospice workers, clergy, psychologists, nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals on matters of grief recovery and dying.

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People who return from the brink of death after NDEs lose their fear of death, and in most cases find themselves adopting a new perspective on life.

Wednesday, March 1, 1995

An interview with psychologist and renowned NDE researcher Dr. Raymond Moody, discussing how our language and system of logic limits our understanding of NDE accounts.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

This lecture presents a phenomenology of shared death experiences demonstrating an uninterrupted continuum with near-death experiences.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Dr. Raymond Moody discusses the character and quality of near-death experiences, and their significance for understanding the collective unconscious. Transcript available .

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Dr. Raymond Moody discusses the character and quality of near-death experiences, and their significance for understanding the collective unconscious. Transcript available .

Wednesday, December 31, 1969