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The Table Podcast

Jeffrey Long

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Do veridical near-death experiences prove the existence of the soul?

What are veridical near-death experiences? And can they provide evidence for the existence of consciousness after biological death? Can they prove the reality of the soul? Here Dr. Jeffrey Long focuses on the famous “dentures” case (which first appeared in The Lancet), where a Dutch patient observed a nurse taking out his dentures and placing them in a drawer, all while he was confirmed to be brain dead.