Sort of. Aa believes in a "higher power, " but they are not per se a religious organization nor does one have to be religious to benefit from the program.
Spiritual vs relig'n. Aa is a spiritual program but not a religious one.There is no demand that you hold any particular religious beliefs, or any beliefs at all, religion is one of many ways to get to spirituality.You can probably think of people you know who are at peace and grounded, living in ways we might call spiritual, who are not religious at all, as well as others who are "religious" but not very spiritual.
It is not religious. It does address sobriety on a physical, emotional and spiritual level.
No. Aa program is not a religious program. In 12 traditions -second tradition - 2. For our group purpose there is but one authority-a loving god as he may express himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. God is replaced for truth for people who prefer a different word. Learn more at http://positive12steps.Org.