Leon Rhodes has been a writer, editor, and lecturer on NDEs for
more than twenty years; he was also a motion-picture animator and
an actor, writer, and director for the New York stage. He appeared
in the original Broadway production of Our Town and produced
the first television commercial in the world, for Swan soap, in
Kenneth Ring, PhD is Professor Emeritus of psychology at the University of Connecticut and a researcher in the field of near-death studies. He is the co-founder and past president of the International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) and is the founding editor of the Journal of Near-Death Studies. He is also the author of Life at Death, Heading Toward Omega, and The Omega Project.