Rowland Hazard met briefly with Carl Jung but sobered through the Emmanual Movement and then the Oxford Groups. Review and excerpt of "The Road to Fellowship: The Role of the Emmanuel Movement and the Jacoby Club in the Development of Alcoholics Anonymous" by Richard Dubiel.
Looks at problems Bill Wilson had with his sobriety. Contrasts it to Doctor Bob's approach.
Formation of Alcoholics Anonymous in relation to the Oxford Group as described in 'I Was a Pagan" and religious views of the time. Complete text of a book by Glenn Chesnut.
Book review and summary. Alcoholism was seen in America as an illness from Surgeon General Benjamin Rush in 1784 to present treatment centers. Follows mutual support groups from Native Americans in 1772 to Alcoholics Anonymous and other fellowships of today.
This instructor's outline for the Minneapolis A.A. Beginners Classes was used in 1942.
Formal definitions of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol dependence are updated over time. This paper follows them from Jellinek's 1941 work to today's DSM-IV criteria.
Digest of proceedings at dinner given by Mr. John D. Rockefeller Jr., in the interest of Alcoholics Anonymous at Union Club, New York City, February 8, 1940.
The Birth of A.A. and its growth in U.S. and Canada. By the AA General Service Office.
Brief 1939 Journal of the American Medical Association critique of Alcoholics Anonymous said that, other than recognition of the seriousness of addiction to alcohol, "the book has no scientific merit or interest."
PDF downloads of "Soul Surgery" and "What Is the Oxford Group?" and "I Was a Pagan." Alcoholics Anonymous is a descendent of the Oxford Groups.