History of Alcoholic's Anonymous (A.A.)
Today's post is going to spotlight a website that has been around since 1995! The website offers an in depth look into the history of Alcoholic's Anonymous as well as links to valuable resources, books, podcasts, and much more. The website we are spotlighting today is DickB.com!
Who Is Dick B?
His website states that he is an active and recovered member of Alcoholic's Anonymous. He is also a retired attorney and a student of the bible. Over the course of his life, he has authored 33 titles on the history of Alcoholic's Anonymous as well as its successes! In addition to all of the above, he has published more than 120 blog posts and 30 audio talks on his personal blog. Being consistent with the anonymity of A.A., he uses the pen name "Dick B".
History of Alcoholic's Anonymous with Dick B.
There is a plethora of information on the web if you do a search for the history of Alcoholic's Anonymous and you can quickly become overwhelmed or receive misguided information. Fortunately, Dick B has authored an incredible A.A. History and Christian Recovery reference set which is available at his website.
There are 31 volumes in this reference set which will give you an incredible and in-depth history of Alcoholic's Anonymous, which is much more than we can get into in this blog post.
If you are interested in learning more, then head on over to Dick B's site and start reading! It is one of the hidden gems on the internet.
31 Volume Alcoholic's Anonymous History and Christian Recovery Reference Set:
|A New Way In|
|A New Way Out|
|Anne Smith's Journal, 1933-1939|
|By the Power of God|
|Cured!: Proven Help for Alcoholics and Addicts|
|Dr. Bob and His Library|
|Dr. Bob of Alcoholics Anonymous|
|GOD and Alcoholism|
|Henrietta B. Seiberling - Ohio's Lady with a Cause|
|Introduction to the Sources and Founding of Alcoholics Anonymous|
|Making Known the Biblical History and Roots of Alcoholics Anonymous|
|New Light on Alcoholism|
|Pioneer Stories in Alcoholics Anonymous|
|Real Twelve Step Fellowship History|
|Stick with the Winners!|
|That Amazing Grace|
|The Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous|
|The Books Early AAs Read for Spiritual Growth|
|The Conversion of Bill W.|
|The First Nationwide A.A. History Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, Feb. 2003|
|The Golden Text of A.A.|
|The Good Book and The Big Book: A.A.'s Roots in the Bible|
|The Good Book - Big Book Guidebook|
|The James Club and The Original A.A. Program’s Absolute Essentials|
|The Oxford Group & Alcoholics Anonymous|
|Turning Point: A History of Early A.A.'s Spiritual Roots and Successes|
|Twelve Steps for YOU|
|Utilizing Early A.A.'s Spiritual Roots for Recovery Today|
|When Early AAs Were Cured. And Why|
|Why Early A.A. Succeeded|
Alcohol is a dangerous substance to ingest on a regular basis. If you need help, look into a faith-based 12-step program like Alcoholic's Anonymous. The resources at Dick B's website will guide you as well!