Proof of an Afterlife: the Shared-Death ExperiencewithRaymond Moody and Paul Perry

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In 1975, Raymond Moody coined the term near death experience in his classic book, Life After Life. For half a century, he has researched some of life’s greatest mysteries. As both a PhD in philosophy and an MD, he has had a strong interest in how medical realities intersect with the ineffable realm of philosophy. In his multiple roles as author, professor, public speaker and grief counselor, he has heard thousands of accounts of near death, shared death and after death experiences.

Paul Perry Perry is the co-author of many best-selling books concerning near-death experiences and the afterlife, six of them were written with Raymond Moody. His newest book with Moody is Proof of Life After Life: 7 Reasons to Believe There is an Afterlife.

In this interview, hosted by Christopher Naughton, JD, Moody and Perry focus on the evidential value of the shared-death experience.

00:00 Introduction

04:30 Shared-death experience

16:42 Taboo

24:33 Pioneers

30:23 Religion

37:41 Transformation

40:50 Science

44:25 Life review

50:31 Psychic ability

57:23 Conclusion

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New Thinking Allowed Guest Host, Christopher Naughton, JD, is a former prosecutor and multiple Emmy Award-winning host of The American Law Journal television program. He is author of America’s Next Great Awakening: What the Convergence of Mysticism, Religion, Atheism, and Science Means for the Nation. And You. His website is

(Recorded on September 11, 2023)

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Published on October 11, 2023


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