How do you justify calling alcoholism an illness, and not a moral responsibility? Early in the Alcoholics Anonymous history, very natural questions arose among theologians. There was a Mr. Henry Link who had written “The Return to Religion (Macmillan Co., 1937). One day I received a call from him. He stated that he strongly objected …∞
Alcoholism is an Illness that Can be Arrested with the 12 Steps and Alcoholics Anonymous “Some strongly object to the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) position that alcoholism is an illness. This concept, they feel, removes moral responsibility from alcoholics. As any AA knows, this is far from true. We do not use the concept of sickness …∞
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