Unity of Sedona Spiritual Journeys will present author, researcher, teacher and renowned expert on Near-Death Experiences, Raymond A. Moody, Ph.D., M.D. in a workshop On Matters of Life and Death Sunday, June 1, 2003 from 2 to 5 pm at Sedona Creative Life Center. The program will include information and discussion of finding hope through grief; surviving the loss of a loved one; conscious living and conscious dying; and spiritual experiences. Tickets are $45 per person. Available online at www.unitysedona.org, or by email at Karen@unitysedona.org. For more information, contact Karen Koebnick, Unity of Sedona Spiritual Journeys Director, at 928-282-2450.
Dr. Moody's recently released book on conquering grief and finding hope, Life After Loss, is destined to become a classic like his 10-million-copy bestseller Life After Life, a groundbreaking book that changed millions of lives and introduced the Near-Death Experience to the world. After 25 years of working with the bereaved, Dr. Moody's new book details both the distressing signs and symptoms of the grieving process and the inspiring, transformational experiences that grief can bring about.
Dr. Raymond Moody
The best-selling author of eleven books, as well as numerous articles in academic and professional literature, Dr. Moody continues to capture enormous public interest with his ground breaking work on the near-death experience and research into the facilitating apparitions of deceased loved ones.
Dr. Moody, a featured expert in the media, has appeared three times on Oprah, as well as on hundreds of other local and nationally syndicated programs such as, NBC Today, ABC's Turning Point, Donahue, Sally Jessy Raphael Show, Geraldo, and The Joan Rivers Show, 2001 MSNBC Special and a 2003 Showtime special.
Recognized as a world-renowned scholar and researcher, Dr. Moody is the leading authority on the Near-Death Experience -- a phrase he coined in 1975. His research into the phenomenon of near-death experience had its start during his college years. His academic career includes: Fellow Hastings Institute /Ethics; M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, 1976; Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Virginia, 1969; M.A. in philosophy from the University of Virginia, 1967; and B.A. with Honors in philosophy from the University of Virginia, 1966( Echols Scholar).
A dynamic lecturer who has enlightened and entertained audiences all over the world for over two decades, Dr. Moody offers many different lecture/workshop presentations on a range of topics including: The Wisdom Lovers and the Wisdom of Nonsense; The Healing Power of Laughter; Ethics /Critical Thinking; Near Death Experiences; and Surviving Grief and Finding Hope.
Dr. Moody received the World Humanitarian Award in Denmark in 1988 and a bronze medal in the Human Relations Category at the New York Film Festival for the movie version of Life After Life. Dr. Moody has authored numerous books, including: Life After Life, Reflections on Life after Life, The Light Beyond, Coming Back, Elvis After Life, Scrying, Laugh After Laugh, The Last Laugh, Life After Loss, Reunions and The Wisdom Of Nonsense.
His teaching experience includes the University of Nevada at Las Vegas - Endowed, Bigelow Chair of Consciousness Studies (1998-2002); West Georgia University - Associate Professor of Psychology (1987-92); Mercer University - taught courses in psychology of homicide (1985); University of Virginia - Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy (1977-78); and East Carolina University - Assistant Professor of Philosophy (1969-72 ).
Dr. Moody served as Staff Forensic Psychiatrist at Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Ga. (1984-86) with specialties in grief and bereavement, death and dying, alternate states of consciousness, forensics, geriatric psychiatry, philosophy of psychology.
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