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Where Do Your Ideas About God Come From?

As a primary-schooler I contemplated God and felt trapped. At the time my parents were in one of the world’s more zealous religious sects, I was being raised according to its tenets, and the God of this faith was difficult to please. We all hold an...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 5, 2016

Ever Considered Where Your Ideas About God Come From?

As a primary-schooler I contemplated God and felt trapped. At the time my parents were in one of the world’s more zealous religious sects, I was being raised according to its tenets, and the God of this faith was difficult to please. We all hold an...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 5, 2016

Where Do Your Ideas About God Come From?

As a primary-schooler I contemplated God and felt trapped. At the time my parents were involved in one of the world’s more zealous religious sects, I was being raised according to its tenets, and the God of this faith was a difficult God to please.
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 28, 2016

Is ‘The Shack’ Heresy? William Young Responds to His Critics

In part 4 and 5 of my extended interview with William P Young, author of the phenomenally popular book The Shack, Paul and I explore some of the criticisms that have been levelled at his book. In this segment you'll hear Paul respond to some of the c...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 7, 2011

The God of ‘The Shack’: William Young Responds

In part 3 of my interview with The Shack author William P Young, Paul and I discuss the need to go back to the place of our pain and grief to find God, why Paul portrayed God as 'Papa', Jesus and 'Sarayu', the misconceptions about God The Shack tries...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 7, 2011

William Young’s Troubled Past: The Story Behind ‘The Shack’

In part 2 of my extended interview with The Shack author William 'Paul' Young, Paul shares the personal story behind the book, including some details not published elsewhere: his childhood abuse, his later addictions, his drive to please people and G...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 7, 2011

The Shack Interview

William 'Paul' Young's book The Shack has been a publishing phenomenon. Originally written for his kids, the book went viral and has since sold millions. Its tale of Mack losing his daughter Missy and meeting God to discover an answer to suffering ha...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jan 7, 2011


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