The Prodigal God (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 30, 2008 - Religion - 176 pages
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The New York Times bestselling author uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable.

Newsweek called New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller a "C.S. Lewis for the twenty-first century" in a feature on his first book, The Reason for God. In that book, he offered a rational explanation for why we should believe in God. Now, in The Prodigal God, Keller takes his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity and uses the parable of the Prodigal Son to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation.

Within that parable Jesus reveals God's prodigal grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic. This book will challenge both the devout and skeptics to see Christianity in a whole new way.


  

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Wonderful insight into the parable, spoke to my heart. - Christianbook.com
He is an excellent writer. - Christianbook.com
Keller uses many excellent illustrations. - Goodreads

Review: The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

User Review  - Ampat Varghese - Goodreads

A REVIEW The Book: THE PRODIGAL GOD - Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith Published by: Dutton (the Penguin Group) 2008 LOVE AN OTHER! Two things tempted me to read 'The Prodigal God' by ... Read full review

Review: The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

User Review  - Marie Notcheva - Goodreads

The Savior from Both "Spiritual Dead Ends" Tim Keller sheds light on his paradoxical title, "The Prodigal God", in his introduction: "prodigal", (a term usually applied to the wayward younger son in ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
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THREE REDEFINING
FIVE THE TRUE ELDER BROTHER
SEVEN THE FEAST OF THE FATHER
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

As the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, Tim Keller started his congregation with a few dozen people. It now draws over five thousand weekly attendees who meet in three Manhattan locations. Redeemer has since spawned a movement of churches across America and throughout major world cities. Many pastors model their churches on Redeemer and Tim's thoughtful style of preaching. Dr. Keller lives in New York City with his wife and sons.

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