Closer to the Light (Melvin Morse)

  • 1991 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- vhs///
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Melvin Morse, Pediatrician and author of Closer to the Light: Learning from the Near Death Experiences of Children. They discuss the similarities of the stories of children who have had a near death experience: leaving the body, going down a tunnel or passageway, and moving towards a bright light. Dr. Morse describes pictures drawn by children of their experiences, explains the controversy the subject stirs up within his profession, and talks about the transformation of values that occurs in the children.
  • Topics: (Child Study, Death and Dying, Family Life, Pediatrics)