Who better to describe this book than Wally P Author, A.A. Archivist, and Historian. Original title for Believing in False Gods was. " I Was A Pagan It is our sincere desire that this book help you in your recovery process God Bless & Good health Tuchy P founder of Healing-habits.com Author, Publisher, and motivational speaker In I Was a Pagan, we learn how Victor Kitchen, a New York City advertising executive, overcame his addiction to alcohol by taking the Oxford Group Four Spiritual Activities of Surrender, Sharing, Restitution and Guidance; and practicing two-way prayer based on the Four Standards of Honesty, Purity, Unselfishness and Love. This timeless study of recovery and redemption was published in 1934, five years before the “Big Book” of Alcoholics Anonymous. Here was a man who experienced the miracle of recovery by taking the same “steps” taken by Bill W., Dr. Bob and many other A.A. pioneers before the Twelve Steps were written. This book is a “must read” for anyone interested in the history and evolution of the Twelve-step movement. Bill W. incorporated many of the principles described in this book into the “Big Book,” which has been the mainstay of the recovery community for the past 74 years. Wally P. is an A.A. archivist / historian and the author of Back to Basics and How to Listen to God.