By Roger C
This ebook is an thought for these uncomfortable with the “God bit” in 12 Step restoration conferences and fellowships. A background of Agnostics in AA is an ideal mixture of 2 crucial elements for a e-book of this kind: own adventure and research.
The booklet is split into 3 major components: Our historical past, difficulties in AA and relocating ahead. The historical past 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 sort of seems to be “Conference-approved” literature. eventually, the final half, relocating ahead, is all a couple of secular move gaining momentum inside of AA, promising to make AA much less God-focused, extra inclusive and hence extra modern.
The writer, Roger C, is the chief of the web site AA Agnostica. He was once the “resident atheist” on the school of spiritual reviews at McGill college for numerous years and was once handled with actual appreciate. it's was hoping that through the years an identical attractiveness of nonbelievers in AA and different 12 Step restoration fellowships could be one of many result of A background of Agnostics in AA.
Our wish is that Alcoholics nameless adapts and strikes ahead, with higher inclusivity. A heritage of Agnostics in AA is intended to give a contribution to that goal.
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