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This time you and your group are going to be taken through the Big Book thoroughly as Joe and Charlie, Joe H., and Don P., did in the days of the old. This workbook and workshop format helps to systematically lead you and your group through all 12 steps thoroughly in trying to create such an experience within you that you feel a spiritual shift occur in your being.   

The sole purpose of this is workshop is to fit ourselves to be of maximum service to God and to our fellows. We feel that we are doing such a service by presenting to you this material. You only need go through it, and then share this process with others who would care so much as to have it. We pray there are many, because we see there are many who need it. So our advice can only be to go through this as thoroughly as you will need in order to prepare yourself to save the live of others who are dying by the thousands as we speak.   

"We are more than a thousand men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. And we are here to present you with precise instructions for you to recover as well."

©2019 BN Publishing (P)2019 BN Publishing

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I never get sick of listening to this

This is what I listen to as I wind down at night, and even use it to lull me to sleep. Not because they're boring at all! But because the subject matter is so vital and uplifting and comforting. I know that my inner princess (her majesty the baby), anxiety hamster and distraction monkey will all calm down and shut up while listening to Joe and Charlie (who has a slow Southern drawl), so I'm able to relax into a peaceful, inner-chatter-free sleep. Each time I listen, I take away a little bit more, and I love the clarity with which they explain the allergy and phenomenon of craving. The way they explain how to do Step 4 is unlike any other I've heard. Someday, when I revisit my steps, I'll do Step 4 the way they outline it. I'm so thankful I found this amazing Big Book Workshop!

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Issue at hour 3

The recording skips a chunk of the book at the 3:00:30. I have listened to Joe and Charlie via their tapes and you tube workshops. This recording Stops just as they get to Chapter 2 in the big book and then skips ahead cutting a large but important part out.

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Missing steps 5-11

I loved the portion that was available. I will have to track down the recording.

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Missing. 5-11

Where is the rest of it? Why did you cut out chapters 5-11? Other than that great quality audio.

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skipped so many steps

I love joe and charlie - great story. however - half of it is missing

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love the content but editing needs work

I love the message of the speakers but it seems they might have half assed the editing. it repeats itself a lot and totally missed steps 5 through 11.

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Parts are missing

There are several parts of the weekend that Joe and Charlie do that are missing. It skips steps 6-7 entirely. Disappointing.

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Starts off good but it misses Steps 5 - 11

I like big book studies. Especially when given by Joe and Charlie, but a 3rd of the content is missing (steps 5 - 11). There is no way I could give this anymore than 2 stars under those circumstances. I'm almost considering a refund but I don't want to lose the content that I already have because the material is good. I have the entire recording on CD but wanted it as a recorded book and I'm disappointed that so much of the recording is missing. This needs to be updated and the additional content needs to be restored. If that happens this recording could easily be 5 stars in all categories.

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Awsome!

Listen, Read, Listen, Read....Repeat! Great series of lectures on the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous!
Second Review: Looks like they are missing steps 5 to 11. I have downloaded the full recording available on line. Not sure if audible summarized these lectures? Had to take one star off. Nevertheless step 4 is worth in gold!
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Great audible tool for recovery

Loved it great guide through the first 164 pgs. of the big book. Covers the steps entirely. Big Book study comes alive valuable tool in my learning process.

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  • James Weaver
  • 01-11-20

Only 5 steps covered in this book!

I love Joe & Charlie and the Big Book Studies I have attended have had a profound and wonderful affect on my recovery.
When I saw this on audible, I quickly added it to my library and started listening. Absolutely wonderful stuff - really gets me thinking about my program and how to explain certain aspects to sponsees and fellow AAs.
However, when the 4th step finishes, it goes directly into step 12, missing out 5-11.
The content that is included is excellent, but less than half the steps are there!!
Better to find a free recording online than bother with paying for an incomplete version.
It was good as far as it went x

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-02-21

Helpful

It has helped me a lot to understand my illness. And try to better myself.

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  • Janice currie
  • 03-13-21

Joe and charlie big book study

brilliant very understanding for alcoholics.
a true must read to understand. it is not confusing

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  • Annette
  • 09-21-21

Great listen.

Easy on the ears, humorous and extremely relevant if you are in recovery. Well worth a listen.