Mark Mirabello, Ph.D., is a professor of history at Shawnee State University in Ohio and a former visiting professor of history at Nizhny Novgorod University in Russia. He has appeared on Ancient Aliens and America’s Book of Secrets on the History Channel as well as in the documentary The Kingdom of Survival. He is the author of The Odin Brotherhood, Handbook for Rebels and Outlaws, and the Pulitzer-nominated novella The Cannibal Within. He received his master’s from the University of Virgina and his doctorate from the University of Glasgow. He lives in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Drawing on death and afterlife traditions from cultures around the world, Mark Mirabello explores beliefs on the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation. With an extensive bibliography of more than 900 sources, this guide offers comprehensive information on afterlife beliefs of cultures around the world and throughout history.