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Spiritual Treatment for Addiction: The ‘Fifth Pillar’ 

Spiritual Treatment for Addiction: The ‘Fifth Pillar’
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Spiritual Treatment for Addiction: The ‘Fifth Pillar’
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Bruce K. Alexander

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199588718.003.0013
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date: 18 October 2019

Chapter 12 examines the classic Christian approach to addiction as originally formulated by St Augustine, and proceeds to the radically modernized Alcoholics Anonymous, and then considers classic and modern forms of eclectic spirituality.

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