The Authors Raymond Moody, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., is a psychiatrist and noted author whose work Life After Life, created the field of near-death studies and gave name to that well-known phenomenon, the near-death experience. Paul Perry is a New York Times bestselling book author and documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared internationally. His work includes: Jesus in Egypt (book and film), Evidence of the Afterlife (coauthored with Jeffrey Long, M.D.), Afterlife (film). He is a Grand Cross Knight in the Portuguese Royal House.