These sensations are common to near-death experiences (NDEs) and feature prominently in the accounts retold by the Rev. John W. Price in his new book, “Revealing Heaven: The Christian Case for Near-Death Experiences.”
As the title suggests, Price – a Houston pastor, spiritual director, hospital chaplain and NDE researcher – lays out anecdotal, biblical and spiritual affirmations of NDEs for Christians who are uncomfortable with them, unsure whether the concept is in line with their faith and practice. Price’s answer to the vexing synthesis of NDEs with Christian theology is an unequivocal acceptance, but it does not come without a radical shift in accepted evangelical, or mainline, Christian theology. More.