The Reason for God: by Timothy J. Keller
Author: Timothy Keller
|Timothy Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, addresses the frequent doubts that skeptics and non-believers bring to religion. Using literature, philosophy, anthropology, pop culture, and intellectual reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one. To true believers he offers a solid platform on which to stand against the backlash toward religion spawned by the Age of Skepticism. And to skeptics, atheists, and agnostics he provides a challenging argument for pursuing the reason for God|
Although a vocal minority continues to attack religious faith, for most Americans, faith is a large part of their lives: 86% of Americans refer to themselves as religious, and 75% of all Americans consider themselves Christians. So how should they respond to these passionate, learned, and persuasive books that promote science and secularism over religion and faith? For years, Tim Keller has compiled a list of the most frequently voiced "doubts" skeptics bring to his Manhattan church; here, he dismantles each of them. Written with atheists, agnostics, and skeptics in mind, Keller also provides an intelligent platform on which true believers can stand their ground when bombarded by the backlash. This book challenges such ideology at its core and points to the true path and purpose of Christianity.
Features: Price on Product, Bibliography, Index, Table of Contents
Target Age Group: 18 and UP
Physical Info: 0.86" H x 8.02" L x 5.12" W (0.59 lbs) 336 pages
Carton Quantity: 40
ISBN: 1594483493 EAN: 9781594483493
Publisher: Riverhead Books
US SRP: 16.00 US
Pub Date: August 01, 2009
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Leap of Doubt
1. There Can't Be Just One True Religion 3
2. How Could a Good God Allow Suffering? 22
3. Christianity Is a Straitjacket 35
4. The Church Is Responsible for So Much Injustice 52
5. How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell? 70
6. Science Has Disproved Christianity 87
7. You Can't Take the Bible Literally 100
Part 2 The Reasons for Faith
8. The Clues of God 131
9. The Knowledge of God 148
10. The Problem of Sin 165
11. Religion and the Gospel 180
12. The (True) Story of the Cross 193
13. The Reality of the Resurrection 209
14. The Dance of God 222
Epilogue: Where Do We Go from Here? 237
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|The Reason for God: by Timothy J. Keller|
Author: Timothy Keller
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Using literature, philosophy, anthropology, pop culture, and intellectual reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one.
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