A History of Agnostics in AA by Roger C

By Roger C

This publication is an suggestion for these uncomfortable with the “God bit” in 12 Step restoration conferences and fellowships. A heritage of Agnostics in AA is an ideal mix of 2 crucial components for a e-book of this kind: own event and research.

The ebook is split into 3 major elements: Our historical past, difficulties in AA and relocating ahead. The background is going again to Jim Burwell, the 1st atheist in AA, and to the first actual agnostic AA conferences. It additionally faucets into the discrimination opposed to nonbelievers within the fellowship. within the moment half, a number of difficulties inside of Alcoholics nameless are mentioned, and this type of seems to be “Conference-approved” literature. eventually, the final half, relocating ahead, is all a couple of secular stream gaining momentum inside of AA, promising to make AA much less God-focused, extra inclusive and therefore extra modern.

The writer, Roger C, is the executive of the web site AA Agnostica. He was once the “resident atheist” on the college of non secular reports at McGill college for a number of years and used to be handled with actual admire. it truly is was hoping that through the years an analogous recognition of nonbelievers in AA and different 12 Step restoration fellowships might be one of many result of A historical past of Agnostics in AA.

Our desire is that Alcoholics nameless adapts and strikes ahead, with larger inclusivity. A heritage of Agnostics in AA is intended to give a contribution to that goal.

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