What Exactly is a Near-Death Experience?

A simple question you might think, especially if you believe you know the answer. The term has been defined many times since it was coined by Dr. Raymond Moody in his classic 1975 book Life After Life. And while there’s seemingly endless debate over what exactly constitutes a near-death experience (or NDE), there is general agreement about what it signifies. But as a professional researcher of this phenomenon, I’m…