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a good read, well written and enough surprises to help you tuned in
The Shack can affirm your beliefs or leave you with more questions. A modern day story of Job.
I really liked how this book made you think. I liked it better after reading the authors note.
It took me completely by surprise. It was a great read! Very refreshing.
Ridiculous! a very lame attempt to 'Sunday School' its readers. Might work on grade-schoolers, but I couldn't even finish the listen.
Loved the entire book, not a moment of lulls that make you drift off. I cried at several points and had to walk into work with blood shot eyes, but it was worth it.
The preview stated, "A kidnapped daughter is presumed dead, and when her grieving father receives a letter, apparently from God, inviting him to the scene of the crime, he can't help but go. What he finds there will change his world forever. " I was tricked. This is so contrived and full of religious rheteric and nonsense. It was science fiction without the science. I could not get past disc 4.
I was enjoying the story well enough, until he comes to the shack based on the note he receives from "Papa". At that point the story became so contrived and convoluted I couldn't continue. I am all for images and stories that will bring people to faith in different ways, but this was too much. I stopped listening after the third CD. I kept the book for an additional couple of weeks thinking I would listen further, but I just couldn't bring myself to do it. The listening began to feel like torture, and I can't see putting myself through that just to see if it would get any better.
I could not wait for this book to end. It's an interesting premise, and it started out ok. But the last half of the book is tedious.
Very interesting take on the concept of the Holy Trinity, although I'm not sure how theologically correct.
William P. Young was born a Canadian and raised among a stone-age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of what was New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult, and now enjoys the 'wastefulness of grace' with his family in the Pacific Northwest.