Understanding a Course in Miracles: The History, Message, and Legacy of a Spiritual Path for Today (Google eBook)

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Nov 23, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 256 pages
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This comprehensive introduction to the grassroots phenomenon A Course in Miracles covers the book's role in America's changing spiritual landscape, investigates its origins and history, and explains its principal tenets and philosophies. Weaving together extensive research and student perspectives, journalist D. Patrick Miller sheds light on the provocative and oft-misunderstood text.

 
  • An examination of the teachings and influence of A Course in Miracles, one of the most popular and controversial texts in contemporary spirituality.
  • With a new foreword by Iyanla Vanzant
  • Covers common questions, such as What exactly is the Course? Is it Christian, Buddhist, New Age, or something else entirely? How did the author channel the message?
  • More than two million copies of A Course in Miracles available worldwide in 19 languages, with thousands of study groups devoted to it.


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    Contents

    Omcms AND HISTORY
    13
    THE MESSAGE or THE COURSE
    79
    Forgiving What Did Not Occur
    93
    From Special to Holy Relationships
    105
    Living in an Unreal World
    119
    Where Psychology Meets
    133
    Why the Course ls Not ChristianOr ls It?
    151
    Secular Critiques of the Course u
    169
    The Presence of the Course
    189
    A Brief Guide to ACIM Study Centers
    205
    Index
    232
    About the Author
    244
    Copyright

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    About the author (2011)

    D. PATRICK MILLER is a writer and the founder of Fearless Books. A former contributing editor for Yoga Journal, his articles have been published in Self, Mother Jones, Utne Reader, Columbia Journalism Review, Reader's Digest, and more. He lives in Berkeley, California.


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