1: Jesus’ Missing Piece

Jesus as the author of the Course

Thank you for joining us for ACIM Radio! In this first episode, Circle Founder Robert Perry and Executive Director Emily Bennington discuss the Circle of Atonement’s ethos of representing A Course in Miracles as accurately as possible and how this is rooted in our view that the Course really was written by Jesus and represents a restatement in contemporary language of his unique message from long ago.


The following is a timestamp of the episode for your convenience.

:40 Announcements
3:30 Origin of the Circle of Atonement
5:30 Building a culture of fidelity to the Course
9:15 Jesus as the author of the Course
13:00 Historical Jesus and his revolutionary vision
17:30 Similarities between Jesus’ original teachings and A Course in Miracles
22:30 Jesus’ vision as the “missing piece” in healing a divided world
28:30 Why didn’t we accept Jesus’ message the first time around?
35:20 Jesus as a threat to modern-day Christianity
37:30 Incorporating Jesus’ vision the Course community
41:00 The importance of interpreting the Course as Jesus intended
46:00 Mission of the Circle moving forward
53:20 Closing remarks


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