About Jon Mundy, Ph.D.
A retired university lecturer, he taught classes in Philosophy, Religion, and Psychology from 1967-2009 at: Interboro Institute, New York City (1967-1970); The New School University in New York City (1969-1979); Mercy College (1980-1994), teaching on campus and inside Sing Sing and Bedford Hills Prison for Women, The State University of New York, New Paltz, NY (2001-2007), and Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York (2000-2008)
Areas of specialization: The History of Mysticism, The Psychology of Religion, World Religions, The History of Philosophy, Oriental Philosophy, and A Course in Miracles.
Co-founder in 1981 with Rabbi Joseph Gelberman of the New Seminary for the training of Interfaith Ministers.
Cofounder in 1989 along with Rev. Dr. Diane Berke of Interfaith Fellowship with services in Cami Hall across from Carnegie Hall, in New York City.
Author of 10 books including his newest book, Eternal Life and A Course in Miracles (2016), Lesson 101: Perfect Happiness (2014)
His best-selling book, Living A Course in Miracles (2011) is now in 8 languages. Each of the three books above are published by Sterling Ethos, of NYC, a division of Barnes and Noble.
Other books include, What Is Mysticism?, Missouri Mystic, Awaken to Your Own Call: A Comprehensive Introduction to A Course in Miracles, Listening to Your Inner Guide, The Ten Laws of Happiness, Money and Jesus, Search for the Center, and Learning to Die.
He met Dr. Helen Schucman and Dr. William Thetford in 1973. They, along with Dr. Ken Wapnick introduced him to A Course in Miracles over a year before its publication. Helen served as Jon’s counselor and guide until she became ill in 1980.
A Minister for 55 years, Jon began serving 3 rural Missouri churches in 1961. Licensed by the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in 1961, ordained a Deacon by the United Methodists in 1970, an Elder in 1981, and as an Interfaith Minister in 1988.
He also appears on occasion as Dr. Baba Jon Mundane -- a standup philosopher comedian.