Religious Wars in the NDE Movement: Some Personal Reflections on Michael Sabom's Light & Death

@article{Ring2000ReligiousWI,
  title={Religious Wars in the NDE Movement: Some Personal Reflections on Michael Sabom's Light & Death},
  author={Kenneth Ring},
  journal={Journal of Near-Death Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={18},
  pages={215-244}
}
After a short personal glance at the early days of the field of near-death studies, I offer an “open letter” to Michael Sabom in response to his book, Light & Death (Sabom, 1998). This letter is in effect both a reply to certain criticisms Sabom has made of my work and an attempt to make public certain significant changes in my own view of near-death experiences (NDEs) since the publication of Heading Toward Omega (Ring, 1984), particularly in regard to their being a catalyst for higher… CONTINUE READING

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