The Prodigal God
Newsweek called renowned minister 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 of why we should believe in God. Now, in The Prodigal God, he uses one of the best-known Christian parables to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation.
Taking his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity, Keller uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable. 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.
Look out for Timothy Keller's latest book, The Songs of Jesus, coming from Viking on November 10, 2015.
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Review: The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian FaithUser Review - Josh Miller - Goodreads
The title of this book intrigued me. We normally entitle the story from Luke 15, the "Prodigal Son." However, Keller names his book, "The Prodigal God." And in the first part of the book, he defines ... Read full review
Review: The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian FaithUser Review - Angela Blount - Goodreads
For such a relatively small tome, the impact it's left on me has been tremendous. *prod-i-gal/prodigel--adjective 1. recklessly extravagant 2. having spent everything (The duality of that definition ... Read full review
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The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
Timothy J. Keller
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