Practice These Principles
Living the Spiritual Disciplines and Virtues in 12-Step Recovery

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Suggested Readings 

                                                    Basic AA Texts

Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2002.

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age: A Brief History of A.A. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 1957.

As Bill Sees It. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 1957.

Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2008.

Pass It On: The Story of Bill Wilson and How the A.A. Message Reached the World. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 1984.

The Language of the Heart. New York: The AA Grapevine, Inc., 1988.

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2002.

                                     Other AA and Recovery Literature

Just for Today: Daily Meditations for Recovering Addicts. Van Nuys, CA: Narcotics Anonymous WorldServices, Inc., 1991.

Kurtz, Ernest, Not-God: A History of Alcoholics Anonymous. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1979.

One Day at a Time in Al-Anon. New York: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, 1987.

Schaberg, William H., Writing the Big Book: The Creation of A.A. Las Vegas: Central Recovery Press, 2019.

Thomsen, Robert, Bill W. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1999.

Twenty-Four Hours a Day. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1975.

                                                 Virtues and Vices

Austin, Michael W. and R. Douglas Geivett, eds., Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2012.

Beabout, Gregory, R., Ethics: The Art of Character. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., 2018.

Covey, Stephen R., The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990.

DeYoung, Rebecca Konyndyk, Glittering Vices. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2009.

Havard, Alexandre, From Temperament to Character: On Becoming a Virtuous Leader. New York: Scepter Publishers, Inc., 2018.

Herdt, Jennifer A., Putting On Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2008.

Mattison III, William C., Introducing Moral Theology: True Happiness and the Virtues. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2008.

Timpe, Kevin and Craig A. Boyd, eds., Virtues and Their Vices. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

                                                         Emotions

Katchadourian, Herant, Guilt: The Bite of Conscience. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Roberts, Robert C., Emotions: An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  
Roberts, Robert C., Emotions in the Moral Life. Cambridge, UK, 2013.

Roberts, Robert C., Spiritual Emotions: A Psychology of Christian Virtues. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2007.

                                            Spirituality and Religion

Lewis, C. S., The Abolition of Man. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2001.

Lewis, C. S., The Business of Heaven. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1984.

Naugle, David K., Reordered Love, Reordered Lives. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2008.