Lies We Believe About God

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From the author of the bestselling novel The Shack and the New York Times bestsellers Cross Roads and Eve comes a compelling, conversational exploration of twenty-eight assumptions about God—assumptions that just might be keeping us from experiencing His unconditional, all-encompassing love.

In his wildly popular novels, Wm. Paul Young portrayed the Triune God in ways that challenged our thinking—sometimes upending long-held beliefs, but always centered in the eternal, all-encompassing nature of God’s love.

Now, in Wm. Paul Young’s first nonfiction book, he invites us to revisit our assumptions about God—this time using the Bible, theological discussion, and personal anecdotes. Paul encourages us to think through beliefs we’ve presumed to be true and consider whether some might actually be false.

Expounding on the compassion fans felt from the “Papa” portrayed in The Shack—now a major film starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer—Paul encourages you to think anew about important issues including sin, religion, hell, politics, identity, creation, human rights, and helping us discover God’s deep and abiding love.
3.6
25 reviews
Taylor Reed
September 10, 2018
I've been brought up in a Christian community that I discarded because it never felt right in my heart. I was an agnostic most of my life until recently when I started reading and listening to Paul. The man changed my life and couldn't think of a better book to recommend to another person! The writing is heartfelt and pure, I can feel the love in his work.
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Tina Faith Adams
June 7, 2019
Life changing in the most loving way. Thank you, Paul
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mtns4me117
June 11, 2017
I definitely would not recommend this book. It goes against the Bible and basic beliefs of Christianity. Please don't look to this man for answers. You will end up lost.
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About the author

William Paul Young was born in Canada and raised among a Stone Age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of former New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult and now enjoys the “wastefulness of grace” with his family in the Pacific Northwest. He is the author of Lies We Believe About God and the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve.

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