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Reincarnation: The Phoenix Fire Mystery

Compiled & edited by Sylvia Cranston

The classic anthology, offering ancient and modern perspectives on Job's question: "If a man die, shall he live again?" Spanning over 5,000 years of world thought, the selections invite consideration of an idea that has found hospitality in the greatest minds of history.

"Filled with encouragement, with the extraordinary eloquence of poetry, myth and religion . . . A massive encyclopedic gathering from the religions of both East and West, from science, psychology, philosophy." — Robert Kirsch, Los Angeles Times


Reincarnation: A New Horizon in Science, Religion, and Society

Sylvia Cranston and Carey Williams

"This volume is unique in its ability to pull together all aspects of the theory. Moreover, the text is written so lucidly and with such flavor that even the most die-hard skeptic will come away with much to think about." — Booklist, American Library Association

This comprehensive presentation examines scientific evidence of reincarnation, case histories, near death experiences, heredity, genius, etc. Explores social and religious issues, and includes lectures delivered at Harvard and Columbia.