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Alcoholic priests

Andrew A. Sorensen

Alcoholic priests

a sociological study

by Andrew A. Sorensen

  • 369 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Case studies.,
  • Episcopal Church -- Clergy -- Case studies.,
  • Clergy -- Alcohol use.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew A. Sorensen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4399 .S67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4893057M
    ISBN 100816403177
    LC Control Number76025961

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The first full social scientific study of alcoholism among Catholic and Episcopal priests, this reads like the doctoral dissertation it originally was. Using formal sociological methods and language, Sorensen (a medical sociologist teaching at Rochester Medical School) details the differences between alcoholic and nonalcoholic priests from childhood on up through their careers.

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I was very gratified to read the article “New Wine: Confessions of a Catholic Alcoholic” (12/24/01). I have been working with persons in step programs for over 30 years now and have heard.

Buddy T is an anonymous writer and founding member of the Online Al-Anon Outreach Committee with decades of experience writing about alcoholism.

Learn about our editorial policy. Updated on J Paul Thomas / Stockbyte / Getty Images. More in Addiction. Coping and Recovery. Personal Stories. Methods and Support. Overcoming Addiction. Father Ralph S.

Pfau, also known as Father John Doe (10 November - 19 February ) was the author of Sobriety Without End, Sobriety and Beyond and the Golden Book series. He is believed to have been the first Roman Catholic priest to enter Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Our Mission: providing the information, education, treatment and care needed to overcome alcoholism, addictions and other behavioral health conditions.

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refer to this book, unless he has seen it and wishes to discuss it. And be careful not to brand him as an alcoholic. Let him draw his own conclusion. If he sticks to the idea that he can still control his drinking, tell him that possibly he can—if he is not too alcoholic. But insist that if he is severely afflicted, there may be.

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