Saturday, June 03, 2006

12-Step as Coded Gospel

i woke up to this in my inbox - thought it was appropriate as i head to my meeting this morning:

God seems to be the one obvious and essential person in attendance at most AA meetings I have ever attended, yet there are no icons, candlesticks, vestments, stained-glass windows, or pipe organs in sight. How can this be? Is this perhaps what Dietrich Bonhoeffer meant by the "religionless Christianity" that he saw as the future?

Richard Rohr

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1 comment:

david said...

interestingly, the AA model is what launched many of days earliest "small groups" . . . again without the religious "trappings" but distinctive nonetheless . . .