Monday, June 16, 2014

The New AA Awakening - Outline by Dick B. on AA History

Alcoholics Anonymous: Awakening to Its Spiritual Treasures

A Series of Discoveries

Dick B.

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·        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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