The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences by Penny Sartori (.M4B)

The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences: How Understanding NDE’s Can Help Us to Live More Fully by Penny Sartori
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 214 MB
Overview: Dr. Penny Sartori is a registered nurse who began researching Near Death Experiences (NDEs) in 1995 after one of her long-term intensive care patients begged her to let him die in peace. The event shook her deeply and eventually led her to enroll in a PhD program to research NDEs. The findings, along with the profound spiritual lessons that she has gleaned from her work, are published here.
During her academic work, Dr. Sartori studied three samples of ICU patients during a five year period. The first consisted of 243 patients from the first year of data collection who survived their ICU experience. Of those, two experienced an NDE, and two an out-of-body experience (OBE). The second cohort consisted of survivors of cardiac arrest during the five year period. Of those, 39 patients (or 18%) experienced an NDE. The third cohort consisted of all the patients who experienced an NDE during the five year period.
Their stories are captured in her new book. One patient in particular, patient number 10, stands out for Dr. Sartori.
When asked about the biggest takeaway from her research, Dr. Sartori says, "In medicine, we’re trained to believe that the brain gives rise to consciousness. My research into NDEs has made me question this prevailing paradigm, which admittedly is very widespread. The most important lesson for me has been a deeper appreciation for death and a whole lot less fear and anxiety about it."
In addition to detailing dozens of case studies, the book also discusses childhood NDEs, differences in NDEs among different cultures, and the after-effects of NDEs – one of which is the inability, in some patients, to wear a wrist-watch.
Penny Sartori PhD, RGN is an expert in NDEs and undertook the UK’s first long-term prospective study. She is the author of The Near-Death Experiences of Hospitalized Intensive Care Patients: A Five Year Clinical Study and lectures both nationally and internationally.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Doctors and Near-Death Experiences, Vol. 2 by Jenniffer Weigel

Doctors and Near-Death Experiences, Vol. 2 by Jenniffer Weigel
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 191 MB
Overview: A compilation of podcasts broadcast on WGN radio in Chicago, called I’m Spiritual, Dammit! Volume Two
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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V. E. Schwab – The Near Witch

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Angel Cruz – Near Me Domination

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The Hurrians (Ancient Near East Series)

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Art and Immortality in the Ancient Near East by Mehmet-Ali Ataç

Art and Immortality in the Ancient Near East by Mehmet-Ali Ataç
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Overview: Discussions of apocalyptic thought and its sources in the ancient Near East, particularly Mesopotamia, have a long scholarly history, with a renewed interest and focus in the recent decades. Outside Assyriological scholarship as well, studies of the apocalyptic give significant credit to the ancient Near East, especially Babylonia and Iran, as potential sources for the manifestations of this phenomenon in the Hellenistic period. The emphasis on kingship and empire in apocalyptic modes of thinking warrants special attention paid to the regal art of ancient Mesopotamia and adjacent areas in its potential to express the relevant notions. In this book, Mehmet-Ali Ataç demonstrates the importance of visual evidence as a source for apocalyptic thought. Focusing on the so-called investiture painting from Mari, he relates it to parallel evidence from the visual traditions of the Assyrian Empire, ancient Egypt, and Hittite Anatolia.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology by Gwendolyn Leick

A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology by Gwendolyn Leick
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.3 Mb
Overview: The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their ‘character’, as documented by the texts, and defining their roles within the body of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving the place of origin of main texts and a brief history of their transmission through the ages; and entries explaining the use of specialist terminology, for such things as categories of Sumerian texts or types of mythological figures.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Near And Distant Neighbors: A New History …

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A Train Near Magdeburg by Matthew A. Rozell (.AZW3)

A Train Near Magdeburg―The Holocaust, the survivors, and the American soldiers who saved them by Matthew A. Rozell
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.00MB | Retail
Overview: What do you do if you are a reluctant soldier, having been shot at, seen your friends killed, and can no longer even remember what your own mother looks like? As a combat soldier fighting your way across Europe, what is the plan when you come across a Holocaust train full of suffering humanity that shocks you to your core, even after you think you have seen it all? And what happens when you get to meet the survivors face to face, two generations later?

THE HOLOCAUST was a watershed event in history. Drawing on never-before published eye-witness accounts, survivor testimony and memoirs, wartime reports and letters, Matthew Rozell takes us on his journey to uncover the stories behind the incredible 1945 liberation photographs taken by the soldiers who were there. He weaves togethera chronology of the Holocaust as it unfolds across Europe and goes to the authentic sites of the Holocaust to retrace the steps of the survivors and the American soldiers who freed them. His mission culminates in joyful reunions on three continents, seven decades later. Rozell offers his unique perspective on the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations, and the impact that one person, a teacher, can make.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History > Military > United States > Veterans

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Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food

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Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, History of Biblical Israel

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Culture And History Of The Ancient Near …

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Architectures Of The Near Future

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Best Hikes Near Indianapolis

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