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The present heaven

From the November 19, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“The Present Heaven,” posted on, in response to “Heaven is Real” (Newsweek, October 15, 2012).

“Proof of Heaven,” the recent Newsweek cover article by a respected neurosurgeon describing his near-death, or afterlife, experience while in a seven-day coma has given me a lot to ponder, not the least of which is the courage and conviction it must have taken for Dr. Eben Alexander to share his personal story.