A Short, Selected Bibliography of OBE
Classic first-person experiences, surveys, analyses, induction methods, and frequently-cited works on the out-of-body experience, including near-death experience.
Selected by Robert Bushman
Alvarado, Carlos S. Trends in the study of out-of-body experiences: an overview of developments since the nineteenth century. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 3(1):27-42 (1989). [175 refs]
Alvarado, Carlos S. The psychological approach to out-of-body experiences: a review of early and modern developments. The Journal of Psychology, 126:237-250 (1992).
Alvarado, Carlos S. Out-of-body
Blackmore, S[usan] J. Beyond the body:
an investigation of out-of-the-body experiences. Heinemann,
Blackmore, Susan. Dying to live:
science and the near-death experience.
Robert. Astral dynamics:
a new approach to out-of-body experience.
Couliano, I.P. Out of this world:
other worldly journeys from Gilgamesh to Albert Einstein. Shambala,
Carol. Astral odyssey: exploring out-of-body experiences. Samuel Weiser,
Oliver (pseudonym). Astral projection: a record of
out-of-the-body experiences. Rider,
Gabbard, Glen O. & Twemlow, Stuart W. With the eyes of the mind: an empirical analysis of
Greyson, Bruce, and Charles P.
Flynn (Eds.). The
near-death experience: problems,
prospects, perspectives. Charles C. Thomas,
Lorimer, David. Whole in one:
the near-death experience and the ethic of interconnectedness. Viking/Penguin,
Lundahl, Craig R [Comp.]. A Collection of near-death research readings. Nelson-Hall Publishers, Chicago, 1982. [240p]
Rosalind A. Cosmic journeys:
my out-of-body explorations with Robert A. Monroe.
Janet Lee. Out-of-body experiences: a handbook. McFarland,
Robert A. Journeys out of the body. Doubleday,
Robert A. Far journeys. Doubleday,
Robert A. Ultimate Journey.
Moody, Raymond A. Jr. Life after life:
the investigation of a phenomenon—survival of bodily death. Mockingbird Books, 1975. [187p. Forward by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Also published by Bantam
Muldoon Sylvan Joseph & Carrington, Hereward. The
projection of the astral body. Rider,
Bob. Out-of-body experiences: how to have them and what to expect.
Ring, Kenneth. Heading toward omega: in search of the near-death experience. William Morrow and Company,
Ring, Kenneth. Life at death:
a scientific investigation of the near-death experience. Coward,
Rogo, D. Scott (Ed.). Mind beyond the body:
the mystery of ESP projection. Penguin,
Sabom, Michael. Recollections of death: a medical investigation. Harper & Row,
Joe H. Astral projection and psychic empowerment: techniques
for mastering the out-of-body experience. Llewellyn
Smed, Jouni A. Out-of-body experience: frequently asked questions (FAQ).http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-faq.html, 1994.
Angela Thompson. Remote perceptions: OBEs, remote viewing
and other normal abilities.
Albert. Soul traveler: a guide to out-of-body experiences and the
wonders beyond. Verity
Vieira, Waldo. Projectiology: an overview of
experiences of consciousness outside the human body. International Institute of
Projectiology and Conscientiology,
Yram (pseudonym of Marcel Lewis Forhan). Practical
astral projection. Rider,
[Goldsmith]. Otherworld journeys: accounts of near-death experience in medieval
and modern times.
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