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I. Natural Science – II. Religious Studies – III. Practical Theology

I. Natural Science

Parapsychology is the study of supranormal psychic phenomena (also known as psy-phenomena) such as extrasensory perception, telepathy, telekinesis or psychokinesis, remote viewing or second sight, spiritual healing, out-of-body and near-death experiences. All these phenomena are (psychic) effects from a distance, and therefore mental conn…

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Watts, Fraser, Hoheisel, Karl and Streib, Heinz, “Parapsychology”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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