Near-Death Experiences and the Heroic Narrative

Allan Kellehear*

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Near-death experiences occur in people who survive resuscitation after clinical death. These experiences are life-transforming and share many common psychological, social, motivational, and spiritual characteristics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Heroism Studies
EditorsScott T. Allison, James K. Beggan, George R. Goethals
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783031171253
ISBN (Print)9783031171253
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 11 Jun 2023
Externally publishedYes

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