Sharing the Journey by Robert Wuthnow
Support Groups and the Quest for a New Community

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A look at how support groups have affected American society argues that, although support groups provide a warmth and security that holds society together, they can lead to an unhealthy self-absorption and a trivialized sense of what is sacred.
 

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Robert Wuthnow is the Gerhard R. Andlinger '52 Professor of Social Sciences at Princeton University. His books include "Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland" and "Remaking the Heartland: Middle America since the 1950s" (both Princeton).
 
Published July 1, 1996 by Free Press. 480 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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 Forty percent of all Americans meet regularly in support groups such as AA or Bible Study.

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This means that 75 million adults are now banding together in Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs, youth and singles groups, book discussion groups, sports and hobby clubs, and political and civic confraternities.

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