A Series of Dick's Audio Talks


“The Conversion of Bill W.”
Dick’s surprising and documented
look at Bill’s religious life.


Part 1
Introduction; Bill ’s Religious years; The Griffiths and The Wilsons; Grandpa Willie’s conversion; Bible, Church, Sunday School, temperance meetings; chapel, spiritual experiences; the Great Physician; and conversions (Intro, Chaps. 1 – 3)


Part 2
The Turning Point – Bill ’s decision for Christ at the altar; The sequence: Licked, finding God, the real steps from Jung, Rowland, Ebby, Silkworth; The Mission, Conversion, Shoemaker’s role (Chap. 4)


Part 3
“For sure, I was born again,” and “the Lord cured me;” The Heralds of the Solution – Silkworth, Thacher; Bill ’s own decision, new birth, Towns Hospital: “Hot flash” or genuine conversion validated by William James book (Chaps 5-7)


Part 4
- Conclusion: Conversions, The Power, The Witness, Pass it On, Thy will be done, Summary (Chap. 8 to end)

 

Introduction to the
Sources and Founding of
Alcoholics Anonymous

 

Introduction: Divine Healing and Cure of Alcoholics by Religious Means


Part One
– The Akron Genesis Source – Dr. Bob’s Youth to the Prayers for him in Akron

Part Two
– The New York Genesis – From Bill ’s Conversion at the Rescue Mission to Akron

Part Three
– The Original A.A. Program from 1935 to 1938 – Akron’s Christian Fellowship


Part Four
– The Works Publishing Co. Program penned by Bill in the Big Book in 1939


Part Five
– Bill ’s Depression and the Big Book reshaping by various spin-off groups 1939 to 1955

 

Five Brief Talks by Dick B.
On
Elements of A.A. History
Needed in Every Recovery Program

 


The Akron Genesis from Dr. Bob’s Youth to Bill W.’s Call to Henrietta


The New York Roots from Carl Jung to Bill’s Meeting Dr. Bob


The Original Akron Christian Fellowship Program from 1935-1938


Bill’s Big Book Program and Steps Published in 1939


The Splinter Programs Used from 1939 until Bob’s death and 2nd Ed.

 

A New Way Out

 

Twelve-Stepper Quotes

 

Kona Community Meeting

 

Sponsor Guide

 

Studying A.A. History

Part 1 - Studying A.A. History

Part 2 - Studying A.A. History 

Part 3 - Holes in A.A. History

Part 4 - Specifics for your History Segment

Part 5 - Fear, Finger-Pointing, Fighting

Part 6 - Add a Segment to your Program

Part 7 - Complete Guide to History Segment

Part 8 - A.A.'s Twelve Wellsprings

Part 9 - Men's Step Study Retreat, Kaneohe, HI

 

Twelve-Stepping in the Trenches

 

Dick's New Good Book-Big
Book Guidebook

Part 1 - Dick's New Good Book-Big Book Guidebook

Part 2 - Dick's New Good Book-Big Book Guidebook 


As to The Bible and A.A.


Dick's New James Club, 4th Ed.


The Original A.A. Program

Part 1 - The Original A.A. Program

Part 2 - The Original A.A. Program

Part 3 - The Original A.A. Program

Part 4 - The Original A.A. Program

 

A Discussion of Early A.A.'s
Absolute Essentials

Intro to Dick's Studies


James Chapter 1


The Book of James


1 Corinthians 13


Jesus's Sermon on the Mount

 

 

A.A.'s Dr. Bob:

Prince of all Twelfth Steppers

 

Part 1 - A.A.'s Dr. Bob - Prince of all Twelfth Steppers

Part 2 - A.A.'s Dr. Bob - Prince of all Twelfth Steppers

Part 3 - A.A.'s Dr. Bob - Prince of all Twelfth Steppers

 

 

For the gals of A.A., Al-Anon, and those who want to learn women's role in 12 Step roots

 

 

Part 1 - Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part 2
- Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part 3
- Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part 4
- Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part 5
- Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part 6
- Anne Ripley Smith
Mother and Co-Founder of A.A. & wife of Dr. Bob


Part X-1
- A Fragment Preview of Dick's New Anne Smith Edition

Part X-2 - Taking the 12 Steps with Anne Smith

Part X-3 - Anne's Role with A.A., Women, Wives, and Children

 

AA, Meditation, Prayer, Quiet Time

Part 1 - AA, Meditation, Prayer, Quiet Time

Part 2 - AA, Meditation, Prayer, Quiet Time 

 

Sam Shoemaker: A.A. Co-Founder

Part 1 - Sam Shoemaker

Part 2 - Sam Shoemaker

Part 3 - Sam Shoemaker

Part 4 - Sam Shoemaker

 

The Oxford Group Series

(New: September, 2005)

Part 1 - Oxford Group 

Part 2 - Oxford Group

Part 3 - Oxford Group

Part 4 - Oxford Group

Part 5 - Oxford Group

Part 6 - Oxford Group

Part 7 - Oxford Group

 

Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 1 - Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 2 - Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 3 - Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 4 - Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 5 - Alcoholism, AA, and Cures

Part 6 - A.A. Successes

Part 7 - Measuring A.A. Relapses and Successes

 

Dick's Talks at the Griffith Library Opening and the Wilson House Heritage Seminar (2005)

Wilson House Session #1

Wilson House Session #2

Wilson House Session #3

Wilson House Session #4

Wilson House Session #5

 

 

 

 

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and

http://aa-history.com/bookstore

 

 

 

 

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