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

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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-misunde ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Celestial Arts
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Feb 11, 2015 Cathy Fisher rated it it was amazing
A Course in Miracles is from Jesus to us to help us home to Heaven. D Patrick Miller encountered ACIM while in a severe medical crisis. It really is all about forgiveness, and the undoing of the ego. His books shed a light to the history of its origin, and the path it took to be published. There is actually a movie on YouTube that is very interesting. While I believe that Jesus really dictated ACIM, He says that there are many paths to heaven, and they all will lead us to God. He teaches a purel ...more
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Aug 15, 2015 Christopher Miller rated it really liked it
This book is a very even-handed appraisal of "A Course in Miracles". The author, D. Patrick Miller does not gloss over the issues and controversies raised by ACIM, but tries to fairly allow both sides of the argument room to present their points-of-view. In the end, the only thing that matters is if it works for you.
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D. PATRICK MILLER is the author of nine titles, including UNDERSTANDING A COURSE IN MIRACLES (Random House), and THE WAY OF FORGIVENESS (Fearless). Miller provides professional consultations to other authors working in fiction and nonfiction via Fearless Literary Services (www.fearlessbooks.com)."
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