Tagged: Agnostics

An Academic Analysis of Do Tell!

In 2018 a scholar based his doctoral dissertation, “Experiences of Atheists and Agnostics in Alcoholics Anonymous”, on the book Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA, published in 2015. Last month Brent...

Agnostics and the AA Program

By Witek D.  We agnostics and atheistic members of AA are sometimes criticized for changing the content of the 12 Steps. It’s partly true, but we MUST do it! We have to do this...

Reshaping the AA Culture

AA needs to move beyond the canon of the Old Book, published in 1939. Will it?  This is an article originally posted five years ago on AA Agnostica. It is the introduction to the...

One Big Tent

Review by Thomas B. A most auspicious event took place during the opening Panel of the recent third Biennial International Secular AA Conference that took place during August 24 through 26 in Toronto, Canada...

AA Areas in Canada

The First Secular AA Meeting in Canada

By Michael D. Around 2 or 3 am the morning of my 37th birthday – January 20, 1979 – I was in a serious car accident. Like many other alcoholics, I had reached a...

We Agnostics

Critique of Chapter 4 – We Agnostics

By Paul W. Allow me to set the stage, so to speak. I love Alcoholics Anonymous. I want AA to succeed and to continue its good work. I know that the secular AA groups...

Sober

4 Ways Atheists and Agnostics Recover

By Kelly Fitzgerald Originally published on July 24, 2017 in The Recovery Village A common question among those trying to get sober, and those who are foreign to addiction and recovery is, how do...

Chapter 7: Agnostics and Human Rights

Chapter 7: Agnostics and Human Rights

Let’s begin by looking at some dates of historical significance. May 31, 2011. Two agnostic AA groups, Beyond Belief and We Agnostics, are voted out of the Greater Toronto Area Intergroup (GTAI) and off...

A History

Introduction: Time to Rally

A few days ago I got an email from a woman, Emma. It was not at all an unusual email and followed a rather common motif. Emma had spent a bit of time reading...

A History V

Review: A History of Agnostics in AA

By Robin R. A History of Agnostics in AA is a timely book that should be read by all AA members, nonbelievers and believers.  It accurately portrays the experience and the history of agnostics...