Spiritual Transformation After Near-Death Experiences

  title={Spiritual Transformation After Near-Death Experiences},
  author={Bruce Greyson and Surbhi Khanna},
  journal={Spirituality in Clinical Practice},
Traumatic events may lead to dramatic changes in spirituality. The objective of this study was to explore whether posttraumatic spiritual transformation results not just from the traumatic event, but from spiritual experience during the crisis. The hypothesis tested was that survivors of a brush with death who had spiritual “near-death experiences” have greater spiritual growth and lesser spiritual decline than survivors without near-death experiences. Two hundred thirty self-selected… 

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