There’s a reason people return to life after death. Copy editor Simone Delochan concludes her examination of near-death experiences with a look at the Catholic perspective. For Part I click here
Not all the persons who have had near-death experiences (NDEs) recount warm tales of light and love. Some have plumbed hellish scenes.
One patient, in one of the studies mentioned last week, recounts: “When I reached the bottom, it resembled the entrance to a cave, with what looked like webs hanging. . . .I heard cries, wails, moans, and the gnashing of teeth. I saw these beings that resembled humans, with the shape of a head and body, but they were ugly and grotesque. . .. They were frightening and sounded like they were tormented, in agony.”