Meeting God at the Shack: A Journey Into Spiritual Recovery

Meeting God at the Shack: A Journey Into Spiritual Recovery

by John Mark Hicks


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780891125914
Publisher: Abilene Christian University Press
Publication date: 02/10/2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Warning 11

Preface 13

Introduction: The Literary Genre of The Shack

Chapter 1 What Kind of Book Is The Shack? 21

Part I Looking Life in the Eye

Chapter 2 What Is the Shack? 29

Chapter 3 Your Shack, My Shack 33

Chapter 4 "God, I Hate You!" 39

Chapter 5 Getting a "Triune Shine" 45

Chapter 6 Living in a Colorless World 51

Chapter 7 Stuck in the Great Sadness 57

Chapter 8 Gardening with God 63

Chapter 9 The Eyes of Jesus 69

Chapter 10 Forgiving Others 75

Chapter 11 Forgiving Ourselves 83

Chapter 12 Forgiving God 89

Chapter 13 Forgiving God: A Testimony 95

Chapter 14 Designed for Intimacy 99

Part II Encountering God in a Fresh Way

Chapter 15 An African American Female Papa 107

Chapter 16 Intimacy with Papa: Renaming God? 113

Chapter 17 Three and One: Trinitarian Heresy? 119

Chapter 18 Trinity: A Circle of Love 125

Chapter 19 An Asian Holy Spirit? 131

Chapter 20 What If God Were One of Us: Jesus, a Dependent Human? 137

Chapter 21 God and Evil: Can God Be Justified? 145

Chapter 22 Weaving a Tapestry of Love: Divine Providence 153

Conclusion: The Heart of Spiritual Recovery

Chapter 23 "I Will Change Your Name" 161

Chapter 24 You Are Loved! 169

Chapter 25 Faith Instead of Fear: Learning to Trust God 173

Chapter 26 The Circle of Love: Turning Mourning into Dancing 179

Chapter Discussion Questions 184

Study Plans 191

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