Europe underwent a number of political shifts and social transformations between 1000-1700 leading to the Protestant Reformation and the witch craze.
What happens to us after we die? For millennia, theologians and philosophers have debated whether we cease to exist or if we will experience some type of afterlife, resurrection or reincarnation. The articles below explore the topic of death.
Hun Came and Vucub Came (One Death and Seven Death) are the principle death gods of the Mayan underworld.
In Aztec mythology, Mictlantecuhtli was the skeletal god of death who ruled over Mictlan, the underworld, with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
A new study looks at what types of people are more likely to have near-death experiences.
Twenty year old Faranah Essop underwent an eight-hour exorcism by two Hindu spiritual healers and died in the process.