An extensive bibliography on the A.A. movement,
The drug war is over. We lost it long before the latest declaration of war by President Bush. Whatever the other factors, we lost primarily for spiritual reasons. We merely repeated the mistake of Prohibition: the harder we tried to stamp out the evil, the more lucrative we made it. We should know that prohibition …
The history, the “musts” and some important details of the early Alcoholic Anonymous. movement.
The author looks at the ideas and terminology about God, and writes about healing, cure, deliverance, and overcoming. He lists many Christian leaders who have contributed to A.A.
The author relates the A.A. founders’ emphasis on God’s curing of the alcoholic and the importance of this concept. He summarizes A.A.’s major virtues.
The pioneer movement of A.A. was more certain that God was the source of their recovery, but as the movement proceeded, various ideas of God proliferated, some good, some nonsensical.
The author summarizes the important principles of A.A.: One drunk helping another; reliance on God’s Power; the debilitating effect of money and other important messages of deliverance.
Dick B. insists on the central role of God in the whole A.A. movement and how God loves, delivers, heals, forgives and guides. It is the God of the Bible.
This Sunday, when ministers survey their I flocks, they will be looking at congregations consisting mostly of people who have been or are being drastically harmed by alcoholism or drug abuse. Most will not even be able to hear the gospel message, much less respond to it. This fact will probably be lost on the …
The Fix. by Michael Massing. Simon & Schuster: 335 pp. $25.00. by Michael Massing. Simon & Schuster, 335 pp., $25.00. The dust jacket of Michael Massing’s study of U.S. drug policy offers a summary of his thesis in bold red letters: "Under the Nixon Administration, America Had an Effective Drug Policy. WE SHOULD RESTORE IT. …