Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation

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University of Virginia Press, 1980 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 396 pages
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Can anyone speak a language he or she has not learned normally, in childhood or later? Claims to have accomplished this are made from time to time, but only rarely do they receive support when carefully examines. In this volume Dr. Stevenson presents detailed reports of two cases taht seem authentic.

Authentic instances of speaking a language that has not been learned normally (responsive xenoglossy) suggest that another personality (perhaps one of a previous life) had learned the langauge. Cases of responsive xenoglossy thus add to the evidence concerning the survival of human personality after death.


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Amazing that this book should still be in print. After Stevenson's research had been discredited and he made no serious attempt to defend himself, the book should have been consigned to the litter bin ... Read full review

Twenty Cases Suggestive Of Reincarnation

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While this gentleman is the father of reincarnation studies the book is presented in journal form. Too many foot notes some take up most of the page to concentrate on the information itself and hard ... Read full review


Introduction i
Seven Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation in India
Three Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation in Ceylon
Two Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation in Brazil
A Case Suggestive of Reincarnation in Lebanon
Discussion of Results Obtained in Followup Interviews
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Dr. Ian Stevenson is Carlson Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Parapsychology, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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