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

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By D. Patrick Miller, Iyanla Vanzant (Foreword by)
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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 VanzantCovers 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.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781587613128
ISBN-10: 1587613123
Publisher: Celestial Arts
Publication Date: June 2008
Pages: 243
Language: English