The Shack is a book that is presently well within the top hundred best selling titles. This book is becoming a big hit especially among students and people who are part of the Emergent Church. The reviews from readers for The Shack book are remarkable. Many websites and blogs turns up near unanimous enthusiastic praise for the book. The Shack is transformer, a life changer and has become one of the favorite books of all time.
William Young, the author of the book, shows himself to a skillful writer. The book begin with many awkward sentences and sentences construction, but as go go on and continue to read, the story became more simple to read. The story itself is quite interesting, though certainly it needs originality, but on the whole The Shack book is enjoyable and readable. Even after many pages of dialog, never does become boring to continue reading.
What is The Shack?
The Shack turns around Mack Philips. The story begins four years before, when Missy, Mack’s daughter was kidnapped during their family vacation. Though the body of Missy was never found, the local police did find some evidence in an deserted hut to prove that the girl has been murdered by a serial killer who preyed on young girls. As The Shack story begins, Mack receives a some strange note that it appears from God. He invites Mack to turn back to the shack for a get together. Though in doubt, Mack visits the crime scene and there has a weekend long meeting with God, or more correctly with the godhead who was presented as a African-American women. Throughout the whole story the girl is know as Papa. By this point lot of people who start to read the book will choose to close it.
There is a small action in The Shack book and the dimension of the of the book is dialog, generally Mack communicates with the members of the Trinity. In this book, William Young covers a big variety of theological topics, each of which is connected to the theme of the Mack’s suffering and his incapability to believe in a God who could let his young daughter to treated in like a horrifying way. The readers will probably find themselves fall into deep waters as they reads The Shack book.
William Young affirms the complete nature of what is good, teaches the readers that evil exists just in relation to what is good. He challenges the readers of the book to accept that God is good and that people can only trust God in they believe Him to be good. He also acknowledges the tendency of people to create image of Gos by looking at human qualities and presume that God is just the same but more so.