Helen Schucman, Ph.D.

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Significant Dates

1909 (July 14): Birth – New York City

1921 (Summer): Experience at Lourdes, France

1922: Baptism as a Baptist

1931-1935: New York University (B.A.)

1932 (Fall): Meets Louis Schucman

1933 (May 26): Marries Louis Schucman

1938 (circa): Subway Experience

1952-1957: New York University (Ph.D.)

1958 (Early): Meets William Thetford

1958: Accepts position as Research Psychologist from Bill Thetford
         at Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University

1965 (June): "There must be another way" speech by Bill

1965 (June-October): Pre-Course visions and experiences

1965-1972: Scribing of A Course in Miracles
         Text:  October 21, 1965 - October 10, 1968
         Workbook for Students:  May 26, 1969 - February 18, 1971
         Manual for Teachers:  April 12, 1972 - September 7, 1972

1969,1971: (December 25, 1969, March 12 - November 11, 1971): Early poems

1972 (October), 1977 (April): "Notes on Sound"

1972 (November 25): Meets Kenneth Wapnick

1973 (January), 1975 (January, March): "Psychotherapy: Purpose, Process and Practice"

1973 (December 24) - 1978 (March 20): Later poems

1973 (late) – 1975 (early): Final editing of A Course in Miracles

1975 (May 29): Meets Judith Skutch

1975: Copyright of A Course in Miracles obtained by Foundation for Inner Peace for
           Helen Schucman who then assigns copyright to the Foundation

1975 (Summer, Fall): Distribution of 300 photo-offset copies of A Course in Miracles
           manuscript in book form

1975 (September - December): "Clarification of Terms"

1976 (June): Publication of A Course in Miracles:  First Printing – 5,000 copies

1976 (Fall): Retires – Columbia University

1977 (September -November): "The Song of Prayer"

1978 (February 8 - April 11): "The Gifts of God"

1981 (February 9): Dies – New York City

 


LINKS:  BiographyCurriculum Vitae  |  Significant Dates | Bio by Ken Wapnick
Interview with Helen | Helen's Poetry | Helen's Early Years