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Dude, Where's My Jesus Fish?: A Compilation Highlighting the Blunt and Uncompromising Teachings of Arten and Pursah on A Course in Miracles
Dude, Where's My Jesus Fish?: A Compilation Highlighting the Blunt and Uncompromising Teachings of Arten and Pursah on A Course in Miracles
by Mike Lemieux
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.57

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 12 Dec 2012
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The title may sound strange to British readers, but this is a must-have book for students of 'A Course in Miracles'. It contains quotations from Gary Renard's books, beautifully arranged by topic and with full references. There are also interesting author's notes showing some of Mike's personal reactions to the teaching. I'm very glad I bought this valuable book.
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The Twelve Week Miracle: Releasing Your Blocks to  Peace, Power and Potential
The Twelve Week Miracle: Releasing Your Blocks to Peace, Power and Potential
by Philip & Anna Bradbury
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing like A Course in Miracles, 30 May 2012
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This is a self-improvement/positive thinking book, if that's what you want. It starts the practical advice by saying you have no excuse for not being a millionaire. Don't expect it to be anything like A Course in Miracles, which teaches that the world is a dream and the only way to lasting happiness is to wake up. A Course in Miracles also teaches that our self-sabotage comes from our unconscious guilt because we think we killed God - not from the relatively trivial problems of low self-esteem and not trying hard enough covered in self-improvement books. If you'd like to join with the fiction that A Course in Miracles is all about getting rich, you'd like this book.


The Universe Is a Dream: The Secrets of Existence Revealed
The Universe Is a Dream: The Secrets of Existence Revealed
by Alexander Marchand
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.95

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A masterpiece!, 18 Nov 2011
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Alex has used the graphic novel form to create a unique masterpiece of book design. You need the real book, as the Kindle version doesn't do it justice.
The book brilliantly incorporates psychology, maths, physics and art, along with engaging down-to-earth wit, to elucidate the full radical teaching of 'A Course in Miracles'.
A book to bring 'A Course in Miracles' dramatically to life for all ages.


An Upgrader's Guide: How to Move on from Christianity and Rediscover Jesus
An Upgrader's Guide: How to Move on from Christianity and Rediscover Jesus
by F. Hugh Magee
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.24

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The real Jesus discovered, 18 Nov 2011
In this short and courageous book, Canon Hugh Magee of St.Paul's Cathedral, Dundee, points to the discovery of the real Jesus. Like a laser beam, the book brilliantly cuts through the contradictions of conventional Christianity - replacing them with the true teaching of Jesus now available to the world.
The book deserves to be widely read and discussed, whether or not its conclusions are agreed with.


Take Me to the Truth: Undoing the Ego
Take Me to the Truth: Undoing the Ego
by Nouk Sanchez
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

8 of 13 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Yes, but which truth?, 14 Mar 2010
This book has received mixed reviews, from lavish praise to harsh criticism, and needs to be read with discernment.

There are several unexplained contradictions within this book. For example, p.45 agrees with A Course in Miracles in stating, 'This entire universe is an illusion', and yet p.178 says, 'The Universe is us'. The word 'reality' is used in a variety of ways: 'accepting ego reality' on p.47, 'reality (everyday life) is as it is' on p.206, and 'Optimal Reality here on earth' on p.208. ACIM doesn't teach the acceptance of ego illusions (or ego 'reality') but the denial of illusions (see Lesson 132).

On p.5 (within a quotation) we read that, 'We humans are a hybrid species made of both spirit and matter'. This idea contradicts the ACIM teaching that we are not bodies at all, but immortal spirit.


It's All An Illusion!
It's All An Illusion!
by Raveena Nash
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.43

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A pleasure to read, 14 Mar 2010
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This attractively produced large format book is a pleasure to read. It is a thought-provoking investigation of the idea that the material world is an illusion, and how we can be helped by that understanding. Raveena Nash has enlivened the book with accounts of her own experiences and insights, making it a very readable introduction to the subject.

Instead of just assuming that all forms of spiritual teaching say basically the same thing, Raveena Nash researched the concept of illusion with care and integrity. Beginning with A Course in Miracles, where she says 'the idea of illusion is at the very heart of the teachings', she goes on to look at illusion in Buddhism and Hinduism. She includes well chosen quotations, and also transcripts of her own interviews with representatives of these religions.

She then considers the teachings of many well known spiritual authors, for example Mary Baker Eddy and Paul Brunton, to see what exactly they have to say on the subject.

The study of illusion is not just of academic interest, and the final chapters discuss the way in which we can follow a pathway of escape from the illusory world and wake up in the eternal reality of Heaven.

Although I don't agree with everything the book says, for anyone interested in A Course in Miracles, philosophy or comparative religion I highly recommend it.
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