Internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander always considered himself a man of science. His unwavering belief in evidence-based medicine fuelled a career in the top medical institutions of the world. But all this was set to change. One morning in 2008 he fell into a coma after suffering a rare form of bacterial meningitis. Scans of ...Read MoreInternationally acclaimed neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander always considered himself a man of science. His unwavering belief in evidence-based medicine fuelled a career in the top medical institutions of the world. But all this was set to change. One morning in 2008 he fell into a coma after suffering a rare form of bacterial meningitis. Scans of his brain revealed massive damage. Death was deemed the most likely outcome. As his family prepared themselves for the worst, something miraculous happened. Dr Alexander's brain went from near total inactivity to awakening. He made a full recovery but he was never the same. He woke certain of the infinite reach of the soul, he was certain of a life beyond death. In this astonishing book, Dr Alexander shares his experience, pieced together from the notes he made as soon as he was able to write again. Unlike other accounts of near-death experiences, he is able to explain in depth why his brain was incapable of fabricating the journey he experienced. His story is one of profound beauty and inspiration.Read Less
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An excellent read for 'Belivers' and 'Non-Belivers'. It's that simple.
Dec 15, 2014
Prompt Arrival - Prime Condition!
Because of pre holiday planning I have not taken time to read this book. Previously read reviews which prompted this order.
Dec 14, 2014
Profound near-death experience
Dr. Alexander's personal testimony of his intense out-of-body experiences despite a neurocortex without any electrical activity became even more compelling in view of his extensive training as a scientist and a neurosurgeon. We have bought and given away other copies. Excellent reading.
Jul 14, 2013
great book, helps us realize this "planet Earth" is
not all there is!
Jun 6, 2013
Very thought provoking book. I enjoy books that help you think about a subject.
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