Understanding a Course in Miracles

The History, Message, and Legacy of a Spiritual Path for Today

By D. Patrick Miller; Iyanla Vanzant (Foreword by)
(Celestial Arts, Paperback, 9781587613128, 256pp.)

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

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Description

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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    About the Author

    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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