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The Skeletons in God's Closet

The Skeletons in God's Closet The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War

By Joshua Ryan Butler
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.21 Stars

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On 5/26 Jennifer Guo wrote: One of the most perennially difficult questions concerning God is related to His goodness: How can He be good when suffering and evil exist? Isn't God a sadistic, egomaniacal monster for sending countless people to the torture chamber of hell for refusing to worship Him? How could He command the ... Review: Joshua Ryan Butler’s The Skeletons in God’s Closet (Thomas Nelson)

Jennifer's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/15 Chris Ho wrote: Within the book, Joshua Ryan Butler seeks to address many touchy issue within the christian faith, but does so in a way that is not often seen in the current literature. The three big issues addressed within the book are Hell, judgement and holy war....I do enjoy how Butler addresses many of these issues. ... Big questions answered in a refreshing way

Chris Ho's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 Marjorie Poff wrote: When I picked up this book, I knew nothing of the author. From reading the description, I was sure that I would be reading this book to get a glimpse of what "the other side" thinks. I was expecting a view that I would be able to dismiss, but I was immediately surprised. Over the years, the topics of ... Reconciling Love and Judgement

Marjorie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/6 Jeremy Riley wrote: Have you ever felt like there were dark stains in the Bible that you were embarrassed about? In a new book by Joshua Ryan Butler, the Portland-area pastor speaks to three common stereotypes of God in his work “The Skeletons in God’s Closet.” Tackling the topics of hell, judgment, and holy war, ... The Dirty Laundry of God

Jeremy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/26 sonblestjacob wrote: Can God really be good? Will God really judge all non-Christians? How can you believe in a God who commanded genocide? These are questions which many people—many Christians—struggle to honestly answer, queries which have caused people to walk away from the Christian faith, problems that have eroded ... Book Review: The Skeletons in God's Closet (Butler)

sonblestjacob's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/26 mrandmrsjdanderson wrote: I am not going to lie that I initially had reservations about this book when I saw it come out. I thought (incorrectly) that it was going to be a mushy "lets only think about God's love and not all that judgement stuff in the Bible so we can really be effective in ministering to people" type book. I ... Book Review: The Skeletons in God's Closet

mrandmrsjdanderson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/25 Lv2trnscrb wrote: For BookLookBloggers, I am reviewing The Skeletons in God's Closet by Joshua Ryan Butler. For agreeing to read it in its entirety and posting a review about it on my blog and a commercial site, I was given a complimentary copy of the book.Here is a description about the book:How can a loving ... Skeletons in God's Closet, Book Review

Lv2trnscrb's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/10 Angela Parsley wrote: I was not sure what I was getting into when I decided to review this book but I am so glad I did. The subtitle, The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War, was intriguing to me. There is not much good teaching out there on the topic of hell but this book was gold. It helped me ... Book Review: The Skeletons in God's Closet by Butler

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/27 William Sipling wrote: Joshua Ryan Butler, a worship leader and social justice organizer at the Imago Dei church, begins his authorship with this principle work: The Skeletons in God’s Closet. Does God have “skeletons in His closet”? Many people—from the unchurched to veteran believers—struggle with the ... The Skeletons in God’s Closet – A Review

William Sipling's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/25 Amber Martin wrote: got this book because the title intrigued me. I like books that make me think and challenge me. Skeletons in God's Closet was written by Joshua Ryan Butler. It was different than other books so I enjoyed it all the more. This book takes the hard questions that most people have, Christian and other, and ... A review

Amber's Rating:

3 Stars