Top 5 Kindle Books Featuring Life or Death Scenarios

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Despite humanity having many differences, ranging from nationality to religion, death is one commonality that every person thinks of at one time or another in their life. Maybe you have wondered what the afterlife is like or even questioned its existence. Since so many people experience life or death situations it is always a popular topic in pop culture and can be found in countless books and movies. Below you can find information on the top five Kindle books that have life or death situations.

1. Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back written by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

This New York Times bestseller is a compelling story of a four-year-old child named Colton living with his family in a small Nebraska town. His father is a pastor and co-author of the book. When Colton undergoes surgery for an appendectomy he becomes unconscious and visits heaven. When the child wakes up he has countless stories about God and the afterlife that shock and amaze his family.

2. To Heaven and Back: A Doctor’s Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story written by Mary C. Neal M

This novel is written by an orthopedic surgeon named Dr. Mary Neal who drowns in a kayaking accident while vacationing in Chile. She was pronounced dead at the scene but came back to life while at the hospital. This amazing account from a physician details everything she saw while on her spiritual journey and what she learned about heaven and discovering your life purpose.

3. The Last Lecture written by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow

Randy Pausch is a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon. This book details how he was asked to give a traditional ‘last lecture’ for his university and discuss topics such as life and death. Randy was recently diagnosed with cancer and used this lecture to encourage others to live their life and overcome obstacles. The speech was such a success that it was turned into a book so that he could touch other people’s lives as well.

4. Life After Death: The Evidence written by Dinesh D’Souza

This novel uses different theories and trends from psychology, philosophy, biology and physics to form concrete conclusions about death and the afterlife. D’Souza uses modern science and philosophical ideas to look at life and death from a scientific perspective. The book details how the mind and brain works and also analyzes the reported near-death experiences that are made popular in the media. Many readers enjoy the novel because it comes from a scientific and skeptical perspective and analyzes how all of the world’s major religions view life and death.

5. Causing Death and Saving Lives: The Moral Problems of Abortion, Infanticide, Suicide, Euthanasia, Capital Punishment, War and Other Life-or-death Choices written by Jonathan Glover

This is another popular Kindle book that discusses life or death scenarios. It is written by Jonathan Glover who is a London based Professor of Ethics and Director of the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics. this book tackles the hard moral and ethical elements dilemmas that some people may have experienced during our lifetime. Glover looks at each topic and analyzes different viewpoints so that the so that it is up to the reader to Capri and the pros and cons of each stance and make their own judgment about the topic. Many controversial issues are discussed in the length of the book.

This is a guest post.  April Givens is an ER nurse and guest author at Top Nursing Programs, a site with guides to top-rated online nursing degree programs. You can read April’s latest article here.

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