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A.A. co-founder demonstrates Swedenborgian influence?

“In January of 1918 Bill and Lois were married in the Swedenborgian church in Brooklyn, New York.”[1]

“Bill learned that were all Swedenborgians, and the mystic aspect of the faith so fascinated them they vowed to explore it more deeply one day.”[2] 588 more words

A Life-Affirming Community

In and through community lies the salvation of the world. Nothing is more important. Yet it is virtually impossible to describe community meaningfully to someone who has never experienced it-and most of us have never had an experience of true community. 536 more words

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Lois Wilson's grandpa's Swedenborgian book

One of the most significant of the unholy influences that shaped A.A. co-founder Bill Wilson’s spirituality was the Swedenborgian religion.

Swedenborgians do not believe that Salvation is exclusively through Jesus Christ. 356 more words

SONG OF THE DAY "Bad Dancer" by Sons of Bill

Sons of Bill is a five-piece rock and Americana band from Charlottesville, Virginia. founded by brothers Sam, Abe, and James Wilson, along with bassist Seth Green and drummer Todd Wellons. 33 more words

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Sharing tender Christian moments with A.A. co-founder Bill Wilson

In PASS IT ON, A.A.’s official biography of Bill Wilson, Lois Wilson recounts some of her husband’s experiences of 1941. Saturday was generally the scheduled day for these psychic adventures. 116 more words

Breast or Bottle: La Leche League and Alcoholics Anonymous as Lay Health Movements

Editor’s Note: This post is from Contributing Editor Michelle McClellan.

I’ll begin with two anecdotes, the first of which is probably familiar to most… 1,170 more words

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