Books on Early History of AA

Alcoholics Anonymous had its beginnings in Christianity, specifically the Oxford group. Here is a list of books that detail the history of AA and its evolution.

By the Power of God: A Guide to Early A.A. Groups and Forming Similar Groups Today

The Good Book and the Big Book: A.A.’s Roots in the Bible

The Good Book-Big Book Guidebook

The Oxford Group & Alcoholics Anonymous: A Design for Living that Works

Why Early A.A. Succeeded: The Good Book in Alcoholics Anonymous Yesterday and Today

Cured! Proven Help for Alcoholics and Addicts

The Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous

New Light on Alcoholism: God, Sam Shoemaker, and A.A.

Design for Living: The Oxford Group’s Contribution to Early A.A.

Utilizing Early A.A.’s Spiritual Roots for Recovery Today

The Golden Text of A.A.: God, the Pioneers, and Real Spirituality

The James Club and the Original A.A. Program’s Absolute Essentials

Twelve Steps for You: Take the Twelve Steps with the Big Book, A.A. History, and the Good Book at Your Side

Making Known the Biblical History and Roots of Alcoholics Anonymous: A Sixteen-Year Research, Writing, Publishing, and Fact Dissemination Project

Real Twelve Step Fellowship History