Thank you for your interest in The Big Book Study and Website. Each day in our Big Book Study Group a leader will take you through a section of the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book. You will find the Big Book itself on this page by chapters as well as a link to the latest edition of AABB.
The Big Book Loop is a study group which has as its mission to provide an additional area of recovery and support to COEs who appreciate the AABB,lovingly known as The Big Book. For OA members who want to thoroughly explore the Big Book from beginning to end we would be happy to have you join us.
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Bill Wilson ~ Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
The Doctors Opinion Bill's Story There is a Solution 4th Edition Forward We Agnostics How It Works Into Action Working With Others To Wives The Family Afterward To Employers A Vision For You
MISSION OF THE BIG BOOK STUDY To read the BB section by section, through the eyes of a COE. For instance, the word, alcoholic, will be changed to the words, Compulsive Overeater ... the word, alcohol, to food. To gain from the experience, strength, and hope (ESH) of the AA founders...ESH that is used today, in our existing fellowships To explore the evolution the BBs spiritual foundation that was developed and used by the founders..... and by people in recovery today. To learn the answers to questions such as what are spiritual tools; how does this apply to my addiction; how do I work these BB ideas into my recovery journey?
Recovery Big Book Study Archives
The Recovery Group has a decade of archives which will occupy this space in the future.
2006 2007 2008
THE PERSONAL STORIES OF THE BIG BOOK
Below are personal stories from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. The reason we are able to use them online is because the copyright for the First Edition of the AABB has expired. You will find more stories in later editions which aren't available on the Recovery Website because of copyright restrictions.
The Doctor's Nightmare
The European Drinker
A Feminine Victory
Our Southern Friend
A Business Man's Recovery
A Different Slant
Traveler, Editor, Scholar
The Seventh Month Slip
My Wife and I
A Ward of the Probate Court
Riding the Rods
The Fearful One
Truth Freed Me!
Smile with Me, At Me
A Close Shave
Another Prodigal Story
The Car Smasher
On His Way
An Alcoholic's Wife
An Artist's Concept
The Rolling Stone
We Are Thousands
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