Testimonies of astral projections, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE) abound, both within and outside Christianity. Many interpret these experiences as evidence that consciousness persists after a person's spirit departs from the body. Of course, this cannot be the case if Christian mortalism (a.k.a. 'soul sleep') is true.
Question: How do 'soul sleep' adherents make sense of the abundant reports of astral projections, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE) both within and outside Christianity?
- A very insightful article on these experiences: Science, Medicine, and Near Death Experiences © May 2015 Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. Magis Center of Reason and Faith
- Doctors' give scientific evidence for the afterlife from near death experiences (NDEs)
- Neuroscientist Sees 'Proof of Heaven' in Week-Long Coma
- Eben Alexander, Neurologist and Author Talks About His Dying & the Afterlife
- Near Death Experience - Wayne Fowler Dies and Meets Jesus Face to Face
How do 'soul sleep' adherents explain reports of personal experiences with deceased saints, friends and relatives by Catholics and other Christians?
How do soul sleep adherents make sense of Jesus' acknowledgement of the existence of disembodied spirits and ghosts?