Rethinking Mortality: Exploring the Intersection of Life and Death

A Conversation with Sam Parnia February 7, 2024

Scientific advances in the 21st century have led to major breakthroughs in the understanding of death. One in five survivors of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) who are revived back to life recall experiencing a heightened and transcendent state of consciousness that often follows a specific narrative arc. What can these remarkable experiences ultimately tell us about the nature of human consciousness?    


  • Steve Paulson Journalist and Executive Producer, TTBOOK
  • Sam Parnia Director of Critical Care & Resuscitation Research, NYU School of Medicine


  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024
  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
    225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

About This Series

Spirituality in the Age of Science: Conversations on God, Transcendence & Mortality features Wisconsin Public Radio’s Steve Paulson in conversation with three leading thinkers who share their unique insights into the nature of spiritual experience, the quest for meaning and transcendence, and the question of consciousness beyond death.