Is There Life After Death? (2)

Call for Chapters Is There Life After Death? Vol. 2: Case Studies Edited by Dr Leo Ruickbie and Robert McLuhan for the Society for Psychical Research Rationale It is one of the fundamental questions that everyone will ask themselves, but in an age of global pandemics, with the increasing challenge to once universal religious certainties…

Phantasms of the Victorians

Funding Enables New Research Project The John Björkhem Memorial Foundation has awarded a research grant to enable the launch of my new project ‘Phantasms of the Victorians’. The project will analyse a largely unknown and unexamined case collection and a well-known but under-researched collection, both from the late Victorian Period, as means of advancing our…

Paranormal Review 94

Star Gate (Part 1) In this issue, I am privileged to be able to bring you part one of a comprehensive overview of the US Government’s research programme on psi. From 1972 to 1995, various US militaries, agencies and departments contributed funding to a series of exotically codenamed projects, from Gondola Wish to Star Gate,…

Paranormal Review 93

Everyday Psi My children looked at this issue’s cover picture and asked ‘how do they do that?’ Still young enough not to be quite sure if it is a trick or real magic, they nevertheless see that it is extraordinary, if not impossible. This, in a sense, is how we often encounter the ‘paranormal’, in…

Is There Life After Death?

Call for Chapters Is There Life After Death? Arguments, Theories, Evidence Edited by Dr Leo Ruickbie and Robert McLuhan for the Society for Psychical Research