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The Spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous Good or Bad by Daniel Irvin

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Published by Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc. .
Written in English


  • Health, Mind & Body / Addiction & Recovery,
  • General,
  • Religion

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages90
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Open LibraryOL11285339M
ISBN 100805975829
ISBN 109780805975826

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Results. While AA’s original main text (Alcoholics Anonymous, ; ; “the Big Book”) purports recovery is achieved through quasi-religious/spiritual means (“spiritual awakening”), findings from studies on MOBC suggest this may be true only for a minority of participants with high addiction by: Spirituality and alcoholics anonymous. Tonigan JS(1). Author information: (1)Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA) and the Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA. [email protected] What can be confidently said about AA in general and about the role of spirituality in AA in particular?Cited by:   Much attention has been paid in recent years to the spiritual underpinnings of that quiet fellowship known as Alcoholics Anonymous and its famous "step" recovery program. Monahan, a Catholic nun and self-described alcoholic who knows the program from the inside out, writes about AA's spirituality from a refreshing, insightful perspective.5/5(6). Free download or read online Alcoholics Anonymous pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Alcoholics Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, self help story are,/5.

  Only the first of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous mentions alcohol. The other 11 talk about redemption, restoring moral character, and devotion to God (or other higher power). From that perspective, it makes sense that a new study finds that Alcoholics Anonymous increases spirituality. But it goes further than that: Spirituality may actually play a role in . • Bill Wilson, The Founder Of Alcoholics Anonymous, Recounts His Spiritual Awakening • Spiritual Emergence Anonymous: A Step Program • NHNE Prayer List • Carl Jung’s Near-Death Experience • Galleries • What I Learned From My Four Near-Death Experiences • The Other Side Of Paradise: How I Left A Buddhist Retreat In Handcuffs. The terms “spiritual experience” and “spiritual awakening” are used many times in this book which, upon careful reading, shows that the personality change sufficient to bring about recovery from alcoholism has manifested itself among us in many different forms.   AA Beyond Belief provides a space for agnostics, atheists and freethinkers in Alcoholics Anonymous to freely share their experience, strength and hope with each other and AA as a whole. Seeking (the definition of) Spirituality | AA Beyond Belief.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Steps and Stories: History, Steps, and Spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous Change Your Perspective, Change Your /5(51). The and More ™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only). Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or . At Alcoholics Anonymous meetings or twelve-step recovery retreats, the expression "Let go, let God" is often used. These four important words constitute the core spirituality of A.A. and similar recovery programs that have adapted the twelve steps to their particular addiction. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international mutual aid fellowship with the stated purpose of enabling its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." AA is nonprofessional, self-supporting, and apolitical. Its only membership requirement is a desire to stop drinking. The AA program of recovery is set forth in the Twelve Steps.. AA was founded in .