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The Shack by Wm. Paul Young
The Shack

family8, July 7, 2012

This book is a work of fiction that some would say should be burned because it is sacrilegious. It describes the long controversial topic of the Holy Trinity. If you believe there is such a thing. Some would say the very topic of the Holy Trinity is itself a work of fiction. People who believe have attempted to describe the Trinity in analogies such as an egg, i.e.; being three parts, yet all one being or all one thing. In the Mr Young's version the Trinity here is a group of misfits that have come to dwell in a run down shack. Choosing to appear to the main character of the book. As a jolly housekeeper/cook (God), a hapless carpenter (Jesus) and an etherial gardener (The Holy Spirit), they cold-heartedly invite him to come to them to a shack that earlier his daughter was apparently kidnapped and found murdered in. It begs the question what loving God, caring Jesus, or Holy Spirit (who is our Comforter) would torture someone in such a way? But then the author takes us to met these three characters in person and they are wonderful to met. You sit on the porch and chat with the cook. You lay on the dock with the carpenter with your feet dangling out over and gazing up at the stars. You walk through the garden and learn that Bible stories were truths and not myths. Remember now this book itself is a work of fiction! It will cause you to reassess your beliefs if you say you a Christian or not. This book is wonderfully uplifting and amazingly insightful.
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