Spirit Faces: Truth About the Afterlife.

Author:Samul, Leah
Position:Book review

Work Title: Spirit Faces: Truth About the Afterlife

Work Author(s): Mark Macy

Weiser Books

50 color photographs, 176 pages, Hardcover $24.95

Mind, Body & Spirit

ISBN: 1578633818

Reviewer: Leah Samul

"I see dead people," said a frightened boy in the movie The Sixth Sense. This author goes that boy one better: he takes pictures of dead people. With a degree in journalism, Macy is a member of Instrumental Transcommunication ITC), an organization that believes that people can receive communications from the dead through technology. Radios, telephones, cameras, and computers are all avenues through which ITC members say they have received messages from those who have died.

The book has four sections: an overview of the spirit world, explaining how spirit photos are taken; a discussion of the spirit world in greater depth, based on information from ITC research; case studies from ITC research and the Monroe Institute in Virginia; and suggestions for readers to integrate spirit knowledge into their lives.

Macy indicates that many worlds exist right next to this one; they "all inhabit the same space, [but] each realm remains distinct by its vibration." ITC researchers who attune their technology to these vibrations can facilitate communication across the veil that separates them. Using a simple Polaroid and a machine called a luminator, Macy took more than fifty photographs that purport to show spirit faces superimposed on the pictures of living people. One interesting example appears to show the face of Albert Einstein to the lower right on a photo of one of Macy's researchers.

The author presents a fascinating analysis of the different spirit world levels dismal, astral, ethereal, and God consciousness); discusses why some departed souls...

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