NEW LIGHT ON ALCOHOLISM
God, Sam Shoemaker, and A.A.
Contents of New Light on Alcoholism: God, Sam Shoemaker, and A.A.
List of Appendices
Foreword to the Pittsburgh Edition
Foreword by Nickie Shoemaker Haggart
Foreword by Julia Harris
Part 1: Sam and A.A.’s Heart
Chap. 1: Sam Shoemaker,
“Co-founder” of Alcoholics Anonymous
Chap. 2: Sam Shoemaker’s New Light
Chap. 3: Sam’s Unmistakable Footprints in the Twelve Steps
Chap. 4: The Parallels between the Shoemaker Language and Alcoholics Anonymous Language
Part 2: Sam’s Writings and Talks, and A.A.
Chap. 5: The Shoemaker Writings Prior to
A.A.’s Big Book
Chap. 6: Sam’s Remarks to and about A.A.
Part 3: The Shoemaker Relationship with A.A.
Chap. 7: Shoemaker’s Relationship with Bill
Chap. 8: Sam, the Great Communicator, and His Letters
Chap. 9: Shoemaker and His Bible
Chap. 10: Shoemaker Ideas That “Took” in A.A.
Part 4: Sam’s Legacies for Us Today
Chap. 11: The Pittsburgh Afterglow
Chap. 12: What Shoemaker’s Contributions Can Mean for All of Us Today
Appendix 1: 28 Oxford Group Principles That
Appendix 2: The Oxford Group Literature Read by AAs
Appendix 3: The January 22, 1935, Letter from Sam to Bill W.
Appendix 4: The Irving Harris Memorandum Regarding Bill W. and Sam
Appendix 5: Entries in Sam Shoemaker’s Journals (1934-1939) about Bill Wilson
Appendix 6: the Oxford Group Businessmen’s Team
Appendix 7: Lois Wilson’s Oxford Group Notebook
Appendix 8: Two Important Bill Wilson Letters
Bill’s Letter of April 23, 1963, to Sam
Bill Wilson’s April 1953 Memo as to “Original AA Steps”
Appendix 9: The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
Appendix 10: Excerpts from The Calvary Evangel and Calvary Church Yearbook
Appendix 11: Lessons from the Original Personal Stories of A.A. Pioneers
Appendix 12: Alcoholism Statistics and A.A. Success Rates
Bibliography (pages 575-595)
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