Praise for Dr. Shushan's previous book,
Conceptions of the Afterlife in Early Civilizations
"...a fascinating journey through ancient ideas about the afterlife.... The author brings them to life and makes them relevant to contemporary concerns about what has become known as
This is a bold and engaging book."
From the foreword by Prof. Gavin Flood
Gregory Shushan, PhD, is the leading authority on near-death experiences and the afterlife across cultures and throughout history. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Religious Experience Research Centre, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and was previously Perrott-Warrick Researcher at University of Oxford's Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion; and Scholar-in Residence at the Centro Incontri Umani (The Cross Cultural Centre), Ascona, Switzerland. He has lectured at universities in the UK, Ireland, and Switzerland and has given numerous talks on his research in nine countries.
He holds degrees in Religious Studies (University of Wales Lampeter), Research Methods for the Humanities, Egyptian Archaeology (University College London), and Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology (Birbeck College, University of London).
His work has been generously supported by grants from the Perrott-Warrick Fund at Trinity College Cambridge, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the International Association for Near-Death Studies, the Cedar Creek Institute, the Alex Tanous Foundation for Scientific Research, and the Society for Psychical Research.