Some days it can be quite interesting to just “surf the net”…..like having one of those moments when you discover the new television series “Past Life” on FOXTV http://www.fox.com/pastlife/ which is based on M.J. Rose’s book The Reincarnationist. I read The Reincarnationist back in 2007 when it was first released and had no idea it had been slated for t.v. Discovering the new television series, I had to watch the episodes to see how closely to the book the show would follow.
In the show, Dr. Kate McGinn pairs with a former police officer, Price Whatley who was fired after poor job performance, ie – drinking too much & not showing up for work. In the book photojournalist, Josh Ryder, enlists the help of The Phoenix Society to discover why he keeps having visions from 391 A.D. after surviving a terrorist attack. The book moves quickly, thrusting you into the life of Julius and Josh Ryder in the first few pages….going from modern-day terrorism to early AD religious cleansing. In “Past Life” different stories of regressions come to light in each episode; however, the Talmadge Center for Behavioral Health is center to each episode.
I cannot say I am in love with the show “Past Life” as there have only been 2 episodes shown so far, the next one to air 2/18. I can say it definitely raises questions around the water cooler I’m sure, for anyone who has seen it. So, have you seen “Past Life” & if so what did you think? Read The Reincarnationist? Believe in reincarnation?