One Course, Two Visions (Paperback)
A Comparison of the Teachings of the Circle of Atonement and Ken Wapnick on A Course in Miracles
Circle Publishing, 9781886602229, 239pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2004
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A Course in Miracles has emerged within our lifetime as an authoritative spiritual text. Yet what does it really say? In the Course's brief history, two comprehensive visions have been offered, each by respected teachers and organizations, each based on many years of personal dedication and scholarly investigation. One vision comes from Ken Wapnick and the Foundation for A Course in Miracles. The other comes from Robert Perry and his colleagues at the Circle of Atonement. One might assume that these visions would differ only in the details; yet in fact they diverge dramatically, leading to different ways of approaching, understanding, and living the Course. These differences have naturally led to confusion for Course students. The purpose of this book is to clear up that confusion. It addresses how the two visions relate to each other, delineating both their similarities and their differences. It then goes on to explore the key differences, and how they impact the Course student's life.
About the Author
Robert Perry is an internationally respected author and teacher of A Course in Miracles, and founder of the Circle of Atonement Teaching and Healing Center. His materials help readers appreciate, understand, and practice the teachings of the Course.Robert's goal has always been to provide a complete picture of what the Course is -- as a thought system and as a path meant to be lived in the world on a daily basis -- and to support students in walking along that path.Greg has been a student of A Course in Miracles since 1991. He has been teaching and writing for the Circle of Atonement since 1999, and has written scores of articles for A Better Way, the newsletter of the Circle of Atonement, as well as other ACIM publications. He is the author of How Can We Forgive Murderer? and co-taught, along with Robert Perry, the Text Reading Program and the Daily Workbook Program, which consists of 365 recordings.Allen is a writer and teacher of A Course in Miracles and currently works with Course students in Portland, Oregon. He has written a number of books and booklets on the Course, including A Healed Mind Does Not Plan, Seeing the Bible Differently, the Workbook Companion series on the Internet and in book form, as well as co-author of Let Me Remember You. Before joining the Circle of Atonement for several years, he published Miracle Thoughts newsletter and led Course study groups in New Jersey.