The Shack

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The Shack

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Written by William P. Young -
Just wondering peoples' thoughts about the book? Has anyone read it? Loved it? Hated it?
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I just read a review on this the other day, sounds funny.

Not really for me but it still sounds funny.
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I bought this book yesterday, and have not been able to put it down.
I so far would recommend it to gain insight into life and choices and mankind.
I will let you know when I am finished...3/4 way done, now.
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Totally recommend this book!!!!!!!!!
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Hated it, didn't fininsh it either. If I'd know it was going to be church sermon, I wouldn't have bought it.
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Triple 6 wrote:Hated it, didn't fininsh it either. If I'd know it was going to be church sermon, I wouldn't have bought it.



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someone want to give an overview of it to see if it's worth reading?
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Phoenix Within wrote:someone want to give an overview of it to see if it's worth reading?



A man takes his kids on a camping trip, and his young daughter is abducted and killed. He gets a letter in the mail asking him to back to the shack where they found 'stuff'. The book is I guess about ' where is God in a world so full of pain'...
He finds 3 'people' at the shack, and talks with them about God.

Trip is right, it is very spiritual, and you either love it or hate it.

I don't go to church, and don't know much about religion 'things', but know who I am and what I believe...I just found it to be ...wow.
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Hmmm... might be a consideration to add to the "pile".
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I have just finished The Shack, so it seems quite a coincidence that whilst skimming through old topics I found this one.

If brutally honest, the book left me feeling mildly nauseous, but for reasons that are hard to pin down.

Without a doubt, the way in which the author's main character was so accommodating and accepting of Papa's(1/3 of the God) justification for allowing the bloody, brutal rape and murder of his 7 year old daughter, and the fact that Jesus(another third of the God threesome) sat with her during the rape(holding her hand, of course) and murder whispering platitudes to her!!! Uurgh!! I feel sick just recalling it!

I can't go on. I wanted to give an objective review of this book, but I think that I'd just rather forget it! Sorry.
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Indeed, that does sound nauseating.
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I heard it was a life/slashhate book .
I loved it.
made me think.
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Puffy wrote:I heard it was a life/slashhate book .
I loved it.
made me think.

I have absolutely no idea what "life/slashhate" means. Scrooge was no help either. :137:

Here's another one that might just tickle your funnybone:

Whilst reading it I found myself becoming quite indignant by the level of blasphemy. I kid you not! I remember thinking that if I weren't born-again, I'd be getting a rage on with the author! :purefury:

So funny. :dyinglaughing:
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I'll have to check this out.
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Born_again wrote:
Puffy wrote:I heard it was a life/slashhate book .
I loved it.
made me think.

I have absolutely no idea what "life/slashhate" means. Scrooge was no help either. :137:

Here's another one that might just tickle your funnybone:

Whilst reading it I found myself becoming quite indignant by the level of blasphemy. I kid you not! I remember thinking that if I weren't born-again, I'd be getting a rage on with the author! :purefury:

So funny. :dyinglaughing:

I should never post past 8pm..LOL...I never make sense.
It was/ is a book you either hate or love but inbetween.

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