Alcoholics Anonymous: Awakening to Its Spiritual Treasures

Alcoholics Anonymous: Awakening to Its Spiritual Treasures

A Series of Discoveries

Dick B.

© 2014 Anonymous. All rights reserved

Outline

  • First Century Christianity
  • America’s Awakening in 1850’s to the Down and Out Derelicts and Drunks
  • Christian Progenitors Who Cared and Served
  • The Great Awakening of 1875 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont
  • The Christian Upbringing of Robert Holbrook Smith
  • The Christian Upbringing of William Griffith Wilson
  • Drifting Away in the Dark, Drinking Years
  • The Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • The Silkworth-Ebby Thacher-Calvary Mission Great Physician Solution
  • Recovery Discovery by Bill W.
  • Recovery Discovery by Dr. Bob
  • Recovery Discovery by Bill D. – AA Number Three
  • The Akron Christian Fellowship Program Developed in 1935
  • God Had Shown Them How by 1937
  • Wilson’s So-Called Varied “Six” Steps or Word-of-Mouth Ideas
  • The New Version of the Program The Twelve Steps
  • The Last-Minute Compromise and Alteration of the Program Before Printing
  • The “higher power” beginnings
  • Retention of “God” in A.A. General Services Conference-approved literature
  • “You can believe in anything or in nothing at all”
  • Emergence of the New Christian Recovery Movement
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About mauihistorian

Uses pen name Dick B.: Writer, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, and active and recovered A.A. member with over 25 years of continuous sobriety. Published 42 titles and over 650 articles on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Christian Recovery Movement. www.dickb.com
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