Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical
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Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical

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We live in an age of skepticism. Our society places such faith in empirical reason, historical progress, and heartfelt emotion that it’s easy to wonder: Why should anyone believe in Christianity? What role can faith and religion play in our modern lives?

In this thoughtful and inspiring new book, pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller invites skeptics to consider that Christianity is more relevant now than ever. As human beings, we cannot live without meaning, satisfaction, freedom, identity, justice, and hope. Christianity provides us with unsurpassed resources to meet these needs. Written for both the ardent believer and the skeptic, Making Sense of God shines a light on the profound value and importance of Christianity in our lives.

Title:Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical
ISBN:0525954155
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages

    Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical Reviews

  • Phil Aud
    Oct 13, 2016

    I’m not big on reformed theology. I’m not big on apologetics, either. Still, I really like Tim Keller. I don’t agree with everything he says, but there is much to learn from this seasoned pastor...

  • Chazzle
    Oct 15, 2016

    The book is less about apologetics than I expected, although that element is still featured. Generally, the book was "up and down" for me. Some chapters were pretty interesting and others were much le...

  • Lynn Joshua
    Jan 18, 2017

    This book is such an encouragement to me as a believer to remember the riches we have in Christ, and that the Christian view of reality "makes the most sense emotionally, culturally, and rationally". ...

  • Dave Courtney
    Jan 11, 2017

    I think Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical is Keller's best work yet. He has gone on record stating that Making Sense of God is a sort of prequel to his best selling The Reason for Go...

  • Luke Evans
    Oct 11, 2016

    Good stuff. Not much that is new.Keller in so many ways serves as a gateway into high-level philosophers, cultural critics, and theologians. Perhaps his greatest gift as an author is making the ideas ...

  • Jeremy
    Jan 03, 2017

    Keller is interviewed re: this "prequel" here. Related interview here. Andy Naselli provides a number of links here....

  • Tom
    Jan 04, 2017

    Keller covers a lot of ground that is essential for people today who are considering Christian commitment and for those who are Christians and desire to convince their non-Christian friends to follow ...

  • Glenn
    Nov 14, 2016

    Simply, Keller's Making Sense is one of the most thoughtful, insightful, and powerful books I have read on Christ and the Christian faith. Keller does not write a typical Christian apologetics book wh...

  • Adam Robinson
    Dec 08, 2016

    Tim Keller is solidifying his place as the C. S. Lewis of our generation. Although maybe less artistic than Lewis Keller does a fantastic job of speaking intelligently on a range of issues in language...

  • Frank Peters
    Dec 15, 2016

    This is an excellent book, where the author seeks to investigate how well secular world views or philosophies can be used as a basis of society. He addresses issues such as justice, morality, and free...

About Timothy J. Keller

Timothy J. Keller

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.Timothy Keller is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, which he started in 1989 with his wife, Kathy, and three young sons. For over twenty years he has led a diverse congregation of young professionals that has grown to a weekly attendance of over 5,000.He is also Chairman of Redeem