Monthly Archives: October 2013

Alcoholics Anonymous History Study Groups

A.A. STUDY GROUPS: Planning, Starting, Conducting One? Dick B. © 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved Probably the most beneficial thing in the author’s learning of the recovery program (as embodied in the Big Book and the Twelve Steps) were the … Continue reading

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Reflections on How to Hold Old School A.A. Meetings Today

Reflections on How to Hold “Old-School,” Akron-Style A.A. Meetings By Dick B. © 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved Forming the Group Our most recent published suggestions on how to conduct “old-school,” Akron-style A.A. meetings are embodied in our two titles: … Continue reading

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Christian Alcoholism Rehab – a Comment by A.A. Author, Historian, Christian Dick B.

I was pleased with the temperate tone of both the article and the comments. After twenty-seven years of continuous sobriety as an active A.A., and twenty-four years of researching its reported roots as well as “the rest of the story,” … Continue reading

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A First Century Christian Fellowship – Alcoholics Anonymous – The Four Absolutes

A.A. – The Four Absolutes –The Facts One More Time A First Century Christian Fellowship Dick B. © 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved. Summary The so-called “Four Absolutes” of A.A. were cherished “yardsticks” in earliest A.A.—standards for determining right behavior … Continue reading

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Noted A.A. Historians Reviews of Dick B.’s The Good Book and The Big Book

“The Bible and the ‘Big Book’ of Alcoholics Anonymous are not mutually exclusive, as the author, Dick B., carefully shows. The A.A. book which has helped millions with their addictions is deeply indebted to, and profoundly influenced by, biblical language, … Continue reading

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Kihei (Hawaii) and A.A. and Christianity – Letter from Mike G.

Hi Dick B! I am a Christian and an AA and I’ve been to Kihei, because my son lives there. I might have met you when I attended meetings there. Thanks for your messages. I am still early enough in … Continue reading

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AA Author Dick B. Thanks “Teens 4 Victory” for Publishing A.A. History

Thank you for posting some of my materials on Alcoholics Anonymous History and the Christian Recovery Movement. Adding to the above, I would point out two things that have become well-documented A.A. History as the result of our 24 years … Continue reading

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