As the title implies, A course in Miracles is a teaching device. It teaches us what is real and what is unreal, and leads us to the direct experience of our own Inner Teacher.
The Course is arranged in three parts: a text, a workbook for students and a manual for teachers. acim bookstore The text presents the concepts underlying the Course. The workbook contains 365 daily lessons that give students the opportunity to apply and experience the concepts on a practical level. The teacher’s manual is presented in a question and answer format, addressing typical questions that a student may ask; it also provides a clarification of terms used throughout the Course.
On how it all Began
The Course was written by Helen Schucman and Bill Thetford, two highly trained and successful Professors of Psychology at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New york city. Helen was the scribe for the Course, writing down in shorthand the internal messages she received.