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William Paul Young

Autor/a de The Shack

32+ obres 16,411 Membres 622 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

The eldest of four, Williaml was born May 11th, 1955, in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, where the majority of his first decade was lived with his missionary parents in the highlands of Netherlands New Guinea (West Papua), among the Dani, a technologically stone age tribal people. He was flown mostra'n més away to a boarding school at age 6.In the middle of a school year, his family unexpectedly returned to the West. His father worked as a Pastor for a number of small churches in Western Canada and by the time he graduated he had already attended thirteen different schools. He paid his way through Bible College working as a radio disc jockey, lifeguard and even a stint in the oil fields of northern Alberta. He spent one summer in the Philippines and another touring with a drama troupe before working in Washington D.C. at Fellowship House, an international guesthouse. Completing his undergraduate degree in Religion, William graduated summa cum laude from Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. The following year, he met and married Kim Warren and for a time worked on staff at a large suburban church while attending seminary. William has owned businesses and worked for others in diverse industries, from insurance to construction, venture capital companies to telecom, contract work to food processing; whatever was needed to help feed and house his growing family. His books, The Shack, Crossroads, and Eve have all been on the NY Times Bestseller lists. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Obres de William Paul Young

The Shack (2008) — Autor — 14,815 exemplars
Cross Roads (2012) 832 exemplars
Eve (2015) 447 exemplars
The Shack [2017 film] (2017) — Autor — 136 exemplars
Lies We Believe about God (2017) 85 exemplars
The Shack Study Guide (2016) 14 exemplars
Best Fiction Sampler Ever 2016 (2015) 3 exemplars
Eva (2016) 3 exemplars
Evas dotter : roman (2017) 2 exemplars
La Encrucijada (2010) 2 exemplars
Hurtsik (2010) 2 exemplars
Chatrč (2009) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Shack Revisited: There Is More Going On Here than You Ever Dared to Dream (2011) — Pròleg, algunes edicions135 exemplars
Trinitarian Conversations, Volume 1 (2016) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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This book started out a little confusing but once I got the gist of it man it was remarkable. I really enjoyed reading this book. This story is truly about being lost and then being found. Yes the little girl was taken and never to return but the lost one was Mack. After losing the most precious person in his life he lost himself in a ditch of sorrow, guilt, anger, and sadness. For years he did not return to himself until one day he was found. He found happiness again and was delivered from his guilt and anger. A story about true forgiveness and what it's like to see things through God's eye. This story made me cry and smile all in the same chapter.… (més)
Mariafrendo | Hi ha 579 ressenyes més | Apr 6, 2024 |
I can’t recommend this book enough. Not the mystery I was expecting, but a study on God’s mercy. After his daughter is murdered, Mac Philips’ and his family’s is tested. It is at a visit to the sight of Missy’s murder that he comes face-to-face with God. Great story, great characters, much to think about (whether you agree with this point of view or not). [If you like this book, you should check out The Hawk and the Dove” series by Penelope Wilcox.
bgknighton | Hi ha 579 ressenyes més | Mar 30, 2024 |
while I appreciate the desire to answer age old questions-the need to understand how an all powerful and loving God can allow evil to exist in the world- I found the quality of the story and writing to interfere with the message
cspiwak | Hi ha 579 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |
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