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General Category => New-Age => Topic started by: Psalm 51:17 on November 21, 2010, 06:45:47 pm

Title: In A.A. there’s really no need for Christ
Post by: Psalm 51:17 on November 21, 2010, 06:45:47 pm
Mar 5:25  And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years,
Mar 5:26  And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse,
Mar 5:27  When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment.
Mar 5:28  For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole.
Mar 5:29  And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague.


In A.A. there’s really no need for Christ

John Lanagan continues his series on the anti-Christian organization Alcoholics Anonymous (12 step program) in his piece A.A.members “rocketed into a fourth dimension of existence” 

According to the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book (the AA “bible”), “…there was nothing left but for us to pick up the simple kit of spiritual tools laid at our feet. We have found much of heaven and we have been rocketed into a fourth dimension of existence of which we had not even dreamed.” (pg. 25, Bold mine)

What is this “simple kit of spiritual tools” the Big Book refers to? In AA, the member gets to be the potter, and work the wheel, and the clay of the higher power is shaped into whatever form the person desires.

One’s “god” (or “goddess”) could be a spirit, a doorknob, the “christ” of The Shack or the New Age, Uncle Ernie, or Mohammed, or anything else.

Title: Re: In A.A. there’s really no need for Christ
Post by: Mark on February 24, 2014, 05:28:11 am
N.Y. Times: Alcoholics Anonymous, Without the Religion

...The boom in nonreligious A.A. represents another manifestation of a more visible and confident humanist movement in the United States, one that has featured public figures such as Bill Maher, Sam Harris and the late Christopher Hitchens. Yet this recent trend within A.A. also marks a departure from the organization’s traditional emphasis on religion.