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The God shack is a little old place where they can get together

Advantages: Interesting and intriguing!
Disadvantages: controversial, and different to anything I've ever read!

...I have to admit, when this book came through the post, I was very apprehensive about reading this; the blurb (back of the book) makes it seem uninteresting and made me not want to read this. Anyhow, I persevered and read it, and I still do not know what t ...

Jonni_boi 23.10.2010 · Read full review
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Our own emotions reflected

Advantages: Heartfelt, emotive and challenges quite a few misconceptions
Disadvantages: Not comfortable reading at times and theological issues

...I kept hearing people talk about this book which meant that eventually I decided that it was actually time to give it a shot. Not because all of the reviews were glowing by any stretch of the imagination, but because they were so mixed that I thought it w ...

Secre 19.12.2011 · Read full review
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Shacked Off!

Advantages: Some aspects are well presented
Disadvantages: Seems to aim at two audiences, but leaves neither satisfied

..."The Shack" is a book that has divided opinion. In the United States it has been at the top of Christian booksellers lists for the best part of two years and it's the first overtly Christian book I remember seeing in the WHSmith's chart for a long time. B ...

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"Tell Willie That I'm Especially Fond Of Him"

Advantages: May help you understand something of the purposes of God.
Disadvantages: lt provokes your conception of what God is or should be.

..."Tell Willie that I'm especially fond of him," was the message transmitted from God to the author of this book by the main character, Mackenzie Allen Phillips (or 'Mack' to his friend Willie), when he returns from his weekend at THE SHACK, the place where ...

jesi 28.02.2009 · Read full review
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Footprints in the sand...

Advantages: Some comforting thoughts, a nice idea
Disadvantages: Religious aspect became very irritating, a bit too preachy at times!

...Mackenzie Phillips and his family are struggling to come to terms with the disappearance of their young daughter Missy. Years later, and presumed dead, Mack is still haunted by her disappearance and a lot of his blame lands at the door of himself and God ...

burtybookworm 27.03.2009 · Read full review
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