Tag Archives: Rev. Samuel Shoemaker and A.A.

A.A., A.A. History, the Oxford group, and Rev. Sam Shoemaker

Today, a divinity student wrote about the Oxford Group and Alcoholics Anonymous. She said she was researching the relationship of the Oxford Group to Alcoholics Anonymous. She said she had previously owned two of my relevant Oxford Group books but … Continue reading

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The Real Time Lines (Two of Them) That Mark A.A. Beginnings

The Real Time Lines —Two of Them—That Marked the Beginning of A.A. March 12, 2012 Akron Events September 1931 Russell Firestone gets saved and healed of alcoholism with the help of Rev. Samuel Shoemaker on the train back to Akron … Continue reading

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