About the Publisher

The Foundation for Inner Peace

Bob and Judy SkutchIn 1972 Judith and Robert Skutch founded and chartered under the State of New York's nonprofit organization laws, the Foundation for Inner Peace. It was initially called the Foundation for ParaSensory Investigation. This early name reflected the Foundation's educational interest and support of parapsychological research in academia at the time.
In 1975 Judith Skutch met with Dr. Helen Schucman, Dr. William Thetford and Dr. Kenneth Wapnick in their office at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. After exploring many common interests, Helen and Bill revealed to Judith their well-kept secret regarding a document they had scribed called A Course in Miracles. Bound by common enthusiasm for this remarkable spiritual teaching, the group began meeting regularly.

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Within months the decision was made to publish A Course in Miracles. The Foundation for Inner Peace was established as trustee and publisher of the Course. The Foundation for Inner Peace published the first edition of A Course in Miracles in 1975, and the rest is a bit of wonderful history that is described throughout this website.

In 1975 Dr. Schucman assigned copyright of the Course to the Foundation for Inner Peace (FIP). In 1996 FIP assigned the copyright and trademark to its affiliated teaching organization, the Foundation for A Course in Miracles (FACIM).

On June 13, 2014, the copyright to the book, A Course in Miracles, and trademarks of A Course in Miracles were transferred from the Foundation for A Course in Miracles (FACIM) back to the Foundation for Inner Peace (FIP) through a joint agreement.

There are nearly three million copies of the Course in circulation worldwide. Translations in Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Spanish, and Swedish are also available, with other translations currently in progress.