Herbert Armstrong’s ideas and opinions were certainly well beyond one or two standard deviations from the norm. For the normal rational mind, the doctrine of British Israelism is a very strange proposition: That the United States and British Commonwealth are descendants from the lost tribes of Israel is preposterous. . Herbert Armstrong was a kook.
A “Near Death Experience,” or NDE, has been a phenomena that parapsychologists have studied for more than a hundred years. Sometimes when a patient dies on the operating table, or has a heart attack, and if and when they recover, many have related strange happenings during the time that they were technically “dead.”
I never met the man.
I gave him more than $40,000 of my hard-earned money, but… I never met the man.