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Gregory Shushan commented on Gregory Shushan's event 'Near-Death Experience and the Origins of Afterlife Beliefs'
"Thanks, Fiona, I'll do that. "
Mar 31
Fiona Bowie posted an event

Discernment: Recognising the Presence of Spirits at The House of Science and Letters

September 20, 2016 to September 22, 2016
We are running an ARC panel at this conference in September.Conference: Wild or Domesticated – Uncanny in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives to MindAn interdisciplinary conference organized by Mind and the Other Research ProjectKeynote speakers:Professor Tanya Luhrmann, University of StanfordProfessor Simo Knuuttila, University of HelsinkiAssistant professor Diana Espirito Santo, The Pontifical Catholic University of ChileFor further details, please visit the conference webpage: …See More
Mar 30
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Mar 30
Fiona Bowie commented on Gregory Shushan's event 'Near-Death Experience and the Origins of Afterlife Beliefs'
"Sounds great, I hope it goes well. If you get the live stream link please pass it on, otherwise look forward to hearing about it. "
Mar 30


Genuine mediums 1 Reply

I would like to know if anybody really came across genuine mediums who really can receive signals from the departed ones. There seems to be so much confusion and business involved in this noble spiritual discourse. Usually the information they give…Continue

Started by Dr Deepanjana in Sample Title. Last reply by Heather M Hunter MA RM Nov 3, 2014.

Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre

Jeff Leonardi wrote the following report on the conference held in Lampeter,…Continue

Tags: Leonardi, Lampeter, Bowie, experience, Hardy

Started by Fiona Bowie in Sample Title Sep 1, 2014.

Blog Posts

First Time

You cant help but wonder what is it that we want to know about the Afterlife. You hear so many theories about what people think or what science might prove, but regardless we are always curious. Each and everyone of us want to know the answers to the most purposeful question...why are we here and where do we go when we pass. This is my path on my spare time. I have read Dr. Raymond Moody's books and joined his institute and am proud to say he came across my life. Now I am trying to figure out… Continue

Posted by Ryan A Parmeter on April 21, 2014 at 22:53 — 2 Comments

Anthropology and the Paranormal

Symposium held at the Eslaen Institute, California, October 2013…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on October 26, 2013 at 13:16

The Search for Survival. A Review of Trevor Hamilton's, 'Tell My Mother I'm Not Dead'

Tell My Mother I’m Not Dead: A Case Study in Mediumship Research

by Trevor Hamilton, Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2012.£8.95, $17.90, 191pp, Appendices, Glossary, Resources and References.

Tell My Mother I’m Not Dead is a personal and intellectual journey for…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on August 13, 2013 at 22:47

Visit to a Medium: Notes and comments

Time and place       

Monday 25th February 2013, 4.30pm    

Private flat in London, UK

Present: Fiona Bowie (Sitter) and the medium



I recorded the session and listened to it again a couple of…


Posted by Fiona Bowie on July 27, 2013 at 18:15

Afterlife as experienced

I'm contemplating a piece of research work about the experienced nature of the afterlife.  I intend to make detailed comparisons between channeled descriptions from spirits living 'Upstairs' written down by a number of channelers.  There are many in the English language, 19th-20thCs - I'm on top of that I think, and there is the Brazilian national treasure Chico Xavier, a largely uneducated person who has channeled some 250 books, a couple of which are translated into English.  Preliminary…


Posted by Dr Clement Jewitt on June 8, 2013 at 13:06

What do Angels Look Like?

What do angels look like? Some appear as orbs of light. Chapter 10 of the book “Breaking the Antichrist Code”by Eric vonAnderseck co-authored by Maria vonAnderseck  is all about angels and how some are seen as orbs.  Included in the…


Posted by Maria vonAnderseck on June 3, 2013 at 14:30


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