& History of AA
September 01, 2015
Alcoholics Anonymous History
A.A. History Articles by Dick B.
A work in progress. Dick B. is actively engaged in ongoing research, writing,
and speaking. This page contains hundreds of articles, with many more to
come. (For Dick B.'s related talks on similar topics, check out the "Dick
B.'s Audio Talks" and "Dick
B.'s Radio Talks" pages which contain actual lecture-discussions that
present early A.A.'s history and successes in easily-understood presentations of
about one hour each.)
'Power' Behind A.A.
A Blog by Dick B.
Dick B.'s "Blogs":
Dick B.'s AA Articles:
A. A. Big Book/12 Step/Bible Study Groups:
Which Bible Version Should We Use?
A. A. Cofounder Bill W.: His Younger Years at a Glance
A.A. Conference Approved Myths
A. A. 'Conference Approved' Questions, Approaches, Answers
A. A. Dr. William D. Silkworth, and the
A. A. History
A. A. History Brief: Oxford Group
A. A. History Workshops on A. A. Vermont Roots
A. A. Recovery and Other 12-Step Programs An Introductory History Segment
A. A. When I entered it in 1986
A. A.’s 16 Major Well-Springs
A. A.'s Bible Roots
A. A.'s Christian Roots
A. A.'s Experiment of Faith
and Cofounder Sam
A. A.’s History Gap Problem
A. A.'s Roots from Dr.
Bob's Wife Anne
A. A.’s Spiritual Program, Co-founder Dr. Bob, and the A.A. Christian Endeavor Society Factor from
Dr. Bob’s Youth
A. A.'s Treasure House of Christian Beginnings
A. A.'s Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Sharing by Christians
Alcoholics Anonymous as I Have Seen It
Alcoholics Anonymous Origins and Early History
Questions Often Asked
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery and Other 12-Step Programs An Introductory
An Invitation and Challenge for 12 Step
Speakers, Sponsors, and Counselors
Are There Two A. A.'?
Bill W.’s First Draft of the Big Book Chapter Titled
“There Is A Solution”
Bill W.: His Younger Years at a Glance
Can God Help Me? I’m an Alcoholic!
Descriptive Titles Bill W. Gave to Two A. A. “Founders”
Do You Think There Is No Solution for Drunkenness and Drug Addiction?
Filling an A.A.
History Abyss and Blessing aa history lovers
Fr. Bill's Christmas Message
God and Alcoholism
"God as We Understood Him"—The A. A. Story
God, Help Me!
Healing the Alcoholic: The Creator, A.A.,
Believers, and Richard Peabody’s Erroneous,
History of Alcoholics Anonymous Bill Wilson’s 1943 Affirmation of His Born Again
Status “in Christ”
If I Wanted to Leave Alcoholics Anonymous. . .
Its Christian Endeavor Root, and A.A. Co-founder Dr. Bob
Let Us Write (or Rewrite or Help You Edit) Your Introductions!
National Recovery Month
How We Shall Celebrate It a New Way
Passing on an
Put A.A.-12 Step Speakers, Sponsors, and Counselors To Work!
Recovery’s Reliance on God: Alcoholics Anonymous History
Reflections on How to Hold “Old-School,”
Akron-Style A.A. Meetings
Sketching the Plight of the Sick,
Bewildered Newcomer Today
Strengthening the Faith of Christians in A.A., N.A., and Recovery Today
Success Rates. Success Rates. A.A. Statistics
Taking, Believing, and Understanding the Twelve Steps
The A.A. “higher power” Iceberg. Steam the
Other Way. No Titanic for A.A.
The Basic Christian Roots of Early A. A.
The Christian Recovery Movement Today—Growing or Going?
The Conference-approved Issue
The First International Alcoholics Anonymous History Conference
The History of Alcoholics Anonymous: The Rest
of the Story
The Holy Bible of, and Its Importance to, A. A.’s Clarence Henry Snyder
The Salvation Army: an A. A. Source
There Is A Solution
Three Large A.A. History and Roots Conferences
by Dick B. and Ken B. To Take Place in Maine, Arizona, and the San
Francisco Bay Area Soon
We Recommend to Those Seeking God’s Help and Long-Term Recovery Victory
Why Bill Wilson Came Firmly to Believe That Alcoholism Could Be
Cured by Conversion
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