by Moody Adams Seven million people have purchased William Paul Young’s, “The Shack,” and kept it on numerous bestseller lists for more than 100 weeks – a claim no other book can make.
“Yet it is infused with counterfeit Christianity, argues "Burning Down 'The Shack': How the 'Christian' Best-seller is Deceiving Millions," a new title from WND Books that publishes June 1,” reports WorldNetDaily. “Worse, says author James De Young, its depiction of God as an African woman who suffered Christ's crucifixion – and the book's exclusion of any existence of Satan and hell – represent just some of its many dangerous deceptions.
De Young, A New Testament language and literature professor at Western Seminary in Portland, Ore., he's also a former longtime colleague of Paul Young, says this "feel-good novel" presents a depiction of God" that depicts God as an African woman
“As a seminary professor for 34 years, De Young delivers a chapter-by-chapter evaluation of more than 15 heresies within "The Shack," which he calls a “cancerous manipulation.