Product Description: The "Little Big Book Dictionary and Concordance for Included Words was first published in ;. The definitions do not necessarily translate for use with "The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions" book of A.A. The Little Big Book Dictionary includes over 2, Over 2, of the most difficult words and terms found in the “Big Book.” Text referenced dictionary, pronunciation guide, and concordance for included words, . The Little Big Book Dictionary [Lyle P, Lyle Parkins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book has over 2, words with definitions and.

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Over of the most difficult words and terms in the 'Big Book' of Alcoholics Anonymous--Cover. The Little Big Book Dictionary - Gold Edition book. Read reviews from world's largest community for readers. This book has over words with definiti. The Little Big Book Dictionary () by Lyle P and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at.

Usually Ships in 24 Hours Product Code: Technical Specs. Serving as a tool for use with the "Big Book" of Alcoholics Anonymous. The text-referenced definitions, simple phonic pronunciation guides, and page numbers for the included words make the "Big Book" first published in much more palatable to both younger and older members of Alcoholics Anonymous.

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The dictionary is purposely s ized to fit in the back of your "Big Book," and thin enough to carry in a single or double book cover. This edition of the dictionary i ncludes words from 3rd and 4th edition Big Books, and words from the 4th edition Big Book only. Enjoy every day low prices, , medallions in stock, and same day handling!!

Paperback Size: Related Items. Only a "higher power" and the community can help.

An example of a man named Fred is given, who had no control over his drinking, but finally leads an "infinitely more satisfying life" than before thanks to the previously unexplained principles of AA. Today "many doctors and psychiatrists" confirm the effects of AA. To the professional person it is at first a bit misleading in that the spiritual aspect gives the impression that this is another revival movement" and that "it is more impressive to the professional person to watch the technique in action than to read the book.

The review that appeared in the October volume of the Journal of the American Medical Association called the book "a curious combination of organizing propaganda and religious exhortation…in no sense a scientific book. It is all on the surface material. One reviewer stated that the pages of the book were American legend and would "remain there, through the full history of man's pursuit of maturity.

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Does the Big Book provide an adequate explanation of alcoholism recovery? Is the therapeutic approach to alcoholism as depicted in this text consistent with contemporary efforts to treating addictive behaviours like alcoholism?

Does this text adequately reflect how Alcoholics Anonymous and other self-help groups currently practice? Albert Ellis called the book "complex and profound" and admitted it probably helped millions of people with addictions.

Ellis found seven of the twelve steps to be useful to the recovering alcoholic: steps 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, and 12, noting "these urge them to admit their addictive and self-destructive ways, make amends to those they have harmed, acquire a philosophic awakening, and carry their message to other alcoholics.

Some of his reasons for distrusting these steps included the contention that millions had overcome alcohol while remaining agnostic or atheist and that the necessity to accept belief in a Higher Power likely pushed more people away from the program than it drew in.

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Ellis' analysis of the book was that it has some excellent views but that "A. Alan Marlatt also questioned the necessity of a need for a Higher Power but concluded that he was "impressed with the amazing success of A.

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