What is the main object of The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous?

Its main object is to enable you to find a Power greater than yourself which will solve your problem.

What book does Alcoholics Anonymous use?

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.

What is The Big Book for alcoholics?

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book) is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, written by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill W. & Dr. Bob.

What is the AA message?

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Is Living Sober AA approved?

5.0 out of 5 stars I’ve read living sober many times. I bought it This is my favourite AA conference approved book: accessible, friendly and practical for anyone who desires to stop drinking.

What is the subtitle of Alcoholics Anonymous?

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition) is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism.

Why is the Big Book called the Big Book?

The printer, Edward Blackwell of the Cornwall Press, was told to use the thickest paper in his shop. The large, bulky volume became known as the “Big Book” and the name has stuck ever since. Initially the Big Book did not sell. 5000 copies sat in the warehouse, and Works Publishing was nearly bankrupt.

Where is Step 1 in the Big Book?

Step 1 We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable. This Step is described on Roman numeral pages 25 – 32 (xxv – xxxii), on pages 1 – 44:1, and 52:2.