Understanding a Course in Miracles: The History, Message, and Legacy of a Spiritual Path for Today (Paperback)
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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
Best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in 1978 and earned a law degree from the City University of New York law school at Queens College in 1988. She was a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia for three years. Vanzant is one of the top motivational speakers in the country, her public appearances and books intended to inspire and help women, especially African Americans. Her title Piece From Broken Pieces made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011.