Lies We Believe About God

Lies We Believe About God

Book - 2017
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"From the author of the twenty million plus copy bestselling novel The Shack and the New York Times bestsellers Cross Roads and Eve comes a compelling, conversational exploration of the wrong-headed ideas we sometimes have and share about God"
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501101397
Characteristics: x, 258 pages ; 19 cm
Call Number: 231 YOU


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Dec 14, 2018

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Mar 05, 2018

William Paul Young offers 26 statements that he feels are lies that we believe about God. Some of them are right on the money, and cut me to my very core. Some others I had a hard time with, and ultimately disagreed with the statement. But I kind of love this about reading. It sharpens your critical reading and thinking skills. If you (like me and many others) were moved by The Shack, this book is worth the read. Feel free to wrestle with the author. The forward even invites you to do so.

Dec 13, 2017

"Lies WE Believe About God" a short 300 page book that puts into logical terms the discussions and humanistic attributes we associate with God the Creator. The author examines our personal belief systems in which we all assign human attributes to God, and the author's belief that we aren't assigning the right attributes. The attributes we assign are judgmental, barbaress and racial. We forget that The Creator is forgiving, loving and non-descriptive. The author accesses Heaven as well. His vision for the afterlife is more personal and intimate with all of creation from the beginning of the Earth until it's perfection under the 1000 year reign of Christ. The book was heavy at times and took re-reading to gain the author's perspective on many issues described in the book. I liked this book, it wasn't preachy,
or cermony, it was a conversation, a intellectual discussion about assumptions taken as gospel and mis-understood by us all.

I would recommend this book!

Ghettostone Editor/Chief


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