Wednesday, November 5, 2008

"The Shack" Reviewed

“Discernment is not simply a matter of telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and almost right.”
-Charles Spurgeon

The other night at our Home Fellowship Group, we briefly discussed a book entitled The Shack (written by William P. Young). Someone who had read the book noted that they saw some doctrinal issues in regards to the trinity. A couple of individuals mentioned that it had been recommended to them by friends and they wanted to know what all of the buzz was about. There is no doubt that it is incredibly popular in Christian circles. Although I have not read it and do not plan on reading it, I expressed my concerns about the book due to some reviews that I have read online. These reviews are from respected sources and I find them to be very discerning. Here are some of those reviews...

Written Reviews:
Audio Reviews:

4 comments:

Kate said...

Where's Driscoll's review you were talking about?...

Aaron Sauer said...

Driscoll did have a good review, but he doesn't have my endorsement yet...although I do see some positive changes coming from him.

Joe said...

In his sermon, Driscoll cut straight to the incorrect theological perceptions with, of and about God in the book.

Scott Lindsey from TheResurgence did a indepth review of The Shack:
http://theresurgence.com/the_shack_book_review

What do you mean positive changes coming from whom?

Aaron Sauer said...

Joe,
I see some positive changes coming from Driscoll. Here's a good example http://adrianwarnock.com/2007/11/mark-driscoll-apologizes-for-not-being.htm.
Thanks for Scott Lindsey's review.