I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to know about the Christian faith, and also to fellow Christians. Hinzufügen war nicht erfolgreich. Keller's writing is lucid and accessible, and uses arguments which are intellectually convincing. Dabei überführt er Skeptizismus seiner eigenen Inkohärenz und hinterfragt viele Konzepte, die Nicht-Christen bei der Fragebildung an das Christentum selbst unkritisch voraussetzen. Saving you 30 % Bulk Discounts. Finden Sie alle Bücher, Informationen zum Autor, Diesen Roman kann man nicht aus der Hand legen…, The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Marriage with the Wisdom of God, Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Sceptical. 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. I had also read the brilliant books Sapiens and Homo Deus recently which really was the first brilliant book I have read where the author has pinned his staunch beliefs in a non-spiritual human to the wall. Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 8. This view saw religion as playing a role in human evolution. Today, Redeemer has nearly six thousand regular Sunday attendees and has helped to start more than three hundred new churches around the world. At first I thought this was going to be a struggle to read with how it started off. He was a social activist and was filled with deep doubts about traditional Christian doctrine. Etwas ist schiefgegangen. Timothy Keller lives in New York City with his wife Kathy and sons David, Michael and Jonathan. I first read The Reason for God in 2008. April 2013. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. The book is written with kindness and compassion, rather than an attitude of superiority. Glauben wozu? It is estimated that 10 to 25 percent of all the teachers and professors of philosophy in the country are orthodox Christians, up from less than 1 percent just thirty years ago.5 Prominent academic Stanley Fish may have had an eye on that trend when he reported, “When Jacques Derrida died [in November 2004] I was called by a reporter who wanted to know what would succeed high theory and the triumvirate of race, gender, and class as the center of intellectual energy in the academy. Oktober 2016, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 15. I'm sorry man, but there is a huge difference between 'reason' and opinion. Liberate the oppressed and sleep with who you wanted! 11 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Wiederholen Sie die Anforderung später noch einmal. I found questions that I had long pondered answered and my faith in God deepened. But at the same time, robust, orthodox belief in the traditional faiths is growing as well. Nachdem Sie Produktseiten oder Suchergebnisse angesehen haben, finden Sie hier eine einfache Möglichkeit, diese Seiten wiederzufinden. The Reason for God makes a tight, accessible case for reasoned religious belief." Add to basket. Um aus diesem Karussell zu navigieren, benutzen Sie bitte Ihre Überschrift-Tastenkombination, um zur nächsten oder vorherigen Überschrift zu navigieren. Great stuff. April 2013. He is the co-founder of Redeemer City to City and a bestselling author of books like Uncommon Ground, The Reason for God and The Prodigal God. The first edition of the novel was published in 2007, and was written by Timothy J. Keller. Lewis Signature Classic), God's Wisdom for Navigating Life: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Book of Proverbs, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God, "It is easy to understand [Timothy Keller's] appeal.". It reads like a Mere Christianity (CS Lewis) for the 21st century. I found questions that I had long pondered answered and my faith in God deepened. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. We once needed religion to help us cope with a very frightening, incomprehensible world. If you do not like simple answers to tough questions, then you should buy this book. 450 pages, hardcover from Penguin. I had also read the brilliant books Sapiens and Homo Deus recently which really was the first brilliant book I have read where the author has pinned his staunch beliefs in a non-spiritual human to the wall. ", 2 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 22. I have found myself lacking language to adequately express the "Reason" behind my belief in God and thus for my faith, and I was eager to read this book the moment I read the title. In the second year of the course, however, the instructor was a new, young cleric just out of seminary. Christians will be challenged to wrestle with their friends and neighbors’ hardest questions, and to engage those questions in ways that will spark an honest, enriching, and humbling dialogue. Lewis attempted to defend what he coined ‘mere’ Christianity. If you do not like simple answers to tough questions, then you should buy this book. August 2018. Timothy Keller – The Reason for God (Chapter 2) April 6, 2008 by Frank Gantz. Religion, it was thought, would thin out from its more robust, supernaturalist forms or die out altogether. Yet now I saw the stark contradiction in the traditional churches. I recommend reading it to anybody who is looking and thinking about spirituality and I really think that more people should be thinking about that... 26 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 11. I always looked for a book that would summarize some of the main arguments to Christianity, and this book is just exactly it. An einen Gott zu glauben, oder davon auszugehen, dass er nicht existiert? Mai 2014, starts off a ncie Christian book; I really respect the author for giving real historical Jesus doctrine,and not 'god will make you rich' self-help like so many churches do these days... but after a few chapters you see the pattern: tell a cool story, apply scientific logic to the other people's beliefs and opinions, and then explain why Jesus is the answer in completey one-sided, quasi-logical non-science. 1. ", 2 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 22. I needed to balance myself by reading something from the other side of the argument. Nur noch 8 auf Lager (mehr ist unterwegs). Dezember 2017. But the author had to set you up for the rest of the book. Using literature, philosophy, and Scripture, Keller and the group explore the truth of Christianity. The history and philosophy departments were socially radicalized and were heavily influenced by the neo-Marxist critical theory of the Frankfurt School. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. His first pastorate was in Hopewell, Virginia. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 293 pages and is … The Prodigal God: Recovering the heart of the Christian faith, In this apologia for Christian faith, Keller mines material from literary classics, philosophy, anthropology and a multitude of other disciplines to make an intellectually compelling case for God. Lewis Signature Classic), Mere Christianity (C.S. Really interesting. September 2015. 5 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Tim Keller visits Google's Mountain View, CA, headquarters to discuss his book, "The Reason for God." Rezension aus Deutschland vom 16. $16.00. Then I went off to one of those fine, liberal, smaller universities in the Northeast, which quickly began to throw water on the hellfire in my imagination. Rezension aus Deutschland vom 16. This is an excellent book of popular theology which presents some compelling evidence ... Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 20. : Vernünftiger Glaube oder Irrlicht der Menschheit? Was mir im Gedächtnis geblieben ist, ist die zentrale Frage: "Was ist der größere Glaubensschritt? September 2009. He described Christianity as a house that included Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and various strands of Protestantism. Februar 2008. In THE REASON FOR GOD, he addresses each doubt and explains each reason.Keller uses literature, philosophy, real-life conversations, and reasoning to explain how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief, held by thoughtful people of intellectual integrity with a deep compassion for those who truly want to know the truth. Timothy J. Keller (* 23.September 1950 in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania) ist ein US-amerikanischer evangelischer Theologe und presbyterianischer Pastor. I seemed to see two camps before me, and there was something radically wrong with both of them. I always looked for a book that would summarize some of the main arguments to Christianity, and this book is just exactly it. Sie hören eine Hörprobe des Audible Hörbuch-Downloads. Major universities, media companies, and elite institutions are heavily secular, they say, and they control the culture. As somebody who was brought up as a Catholic I have a fundamental faith that God exists. In 1968, this was heady stuff. 5 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. For 28 years he led a diverse congregation of young professionals that grew to a weekly attendance of over 5,000. Great stuff. Lewis Signature Classic), Surprised by Joy (C. S. Lewis Signature Classic), Screwtape Letters: Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil (C. Lewis Signature Classic) (C. S. Lewis Signature Classic), The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Marriage with the Wisdom of God, The Four Loves (C.S. Dabei stellt Keller die Fragen in all ihrer Komplexität und Problematik vor und setzt sich möglichst objektiv und differenziert mit diesen auseinander. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. Eine Person fand diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 6. Christianity began to seem very unreal to me, though I was unable to discern a viable alternative way of life and thought. Tim Keller's The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism (TRG, hereafter) is the result of the many questions about God and Christianity pastor Keller has received over the years during his time at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, New York. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to know about the Christian faith, and also to fellow Christians. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. This is strongly recommended for all, even if you, like me, sometimes cow away from the world of Christian literature which is, unfortunately, saturated with trite and poorly written works which do more to undermine the faith than to promote it. With this combination volume, he explains why faith is a viable alternative to doubt in The Reason for God, and explores Jesus' famous parable to reveal a message of hope in The Prodigal God. This is particularly true when religion is the point at issue. His target audience consists mainly of urban professionals, whom he believes exhibit disproportionate influence over the culture and its ideas. In his New York Times bestselling book The Reason for God, Timothy Keller established himself as a modern-day C. S. Lewis who brings together faith and intellect, theology and popular culture, modern-day objections and historic Christian beliefs. So much to read, digest and think about. Evil and Suffering Isn’t Evidence Against God 2. At the time, I had never heard of Tim Keller or Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Mai 2018. Dezember 2017. Again, I say, "WOW!" The Reason for God small group Bible study can be used individually, with groups, or by any believer who is engaging with friends who don’t share his or her beliefs. Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. The Reason for God arrives at a unique time, for we are at a point when both belief and skepticism are on the rise. But I kept asking the question, “If morality is relative, why isn’t social justice as well?” This seemed to be a blatant inconsistency in my professors and their followers. The book itself came in good shape, the cover is nice and the pages are light. USt. Really interesting. But I am so very thankful to God that I did. In short, the world is polarizing over religion. I'm sorry man, but there is a huge difference between 'reason' and opinion. Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen. In THE REASON FOR GOD, he addresses each doubt and explains each reason.Keller uses literature, philosophy, real-life conversations, ... -The Boston Globe "Reverend Tim Keller [is] a Manhattan institution, one of those open urban secrets, like your favorite dim sum place, with a following so ardent and so fast-growing that he has never thought to advertise." How could I turn back to the kind of orthodox Christianity that supported segregation in the South and apartheid in South Africa? Januar 2014, Es ist schon eine Weile her, dass ich das Buch selbst gelesen habe. I thoroughly recommend it and would encourage anyone investigating the Christian faith or questioning its foundations to pick it up. This book does not have all the answers and as some of the very lengthy reviews explain, some of the arguments are not backed up by much substance. 25 for £6.50 each (save 35%) Quantity . Etwas ist schiefgegangen. Finden Sie alle Bücher, Informationen zum Autor, Diesen Roman kann man nicht aus der Hand legen…, The Problem of Pain (C.S. 14 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Fantastic resource for Christians and seekers, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 10. Why believe... Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. It's certainly the best book I've read of its type. The Reason for God. He was asked to start Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan in 1989, and under his leadership the church's congregation experienced unprecedented growth from 50 to 5,000 members. I really like this book. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism (2008), American pastor and theologian Timothy J. Keller’s non-fiction Christian-themed book, seeks to highlight and address various criticisms of Christianity posed by skeptics in an effort to counter them. Oktober 2018. With great humility, Keller shows how rather than being a leap of blind faith the gospel answers some of life's deepest questions. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. They point out that politics has turned toward the right, supported by mega-churches and mobilized orthodox believers. a great guy to grab a beer with in NYC, but not to write a pseudo-scientific book, A nice book with compelling information and philosophical arguments, Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 31. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. These books rocked me and also made me feel very sad. Dies hielt ich für eine angemessene Erwartung, schließlich wurde das Werk mit fast 1500 positiven Kommentaren auf der Amazonseite der USA bewertet...schließlich besuchen scheinbar 5000 junge Menschen mit sekundärem Hintergrund die Gottesdienste von Timothy Keller in Manhatten. The non-churchgoing population in the United States and Europe is steadily increasing.1 The number of Americans answering “no religious preference” to poll questions has skyrocketed, having doubled or even tripled in the last decade.2 A century ago most U.S. universities shifted from a formally Christian foundation to an overtly secular one.3 As a result, those with traditional religious beliefs have little foothold in any of the institutions of cultural power. The social activism was particularly attractive, and the critique of American bourgeoisie society was compelling, but its philosophical underpinnings were confusing to me. 3 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 29. Paperback . this is a cute book but falls off the cliff into opinion and a one-sided rhetoric, by a guy who I'm sure is very cool in person, and very well intended. I needed to balance myself by reading something from the other side of the argument. Timothy Keller was born and raised in Pennsylvania and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. An einen Gott zu glauben, oder davon auszugehen, dass er nicht existiert? He doesn't try to skirt around objections but faces them head on. Ein sehr interessantes Buch mit viel Anregung nach "tatsächlich" kritischen Fragen, denen das Christentum laut Keller durchaus gewachsen ist. Inspiring, insightful and just great in every way, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 12. This is strongly recommended for all, even if you, like me, sometimes cow away from the world of Christian literature which is, unfortunately, saturated with trite and poorly written works which do more to undermine the faith than to promote it. There is a great gulf today between what is popularly known as liberalism and conservatism. Often the Christian faith seems to those outside of it to be foolish and unreasonable. Mai 2018. It was almost like being instructed in two different religions. My family later found its way to a more conservative church in a small Methodist denomination. 11 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. If you are looking for theology, this is not your book (this book is much more philosophical if anything). Condition is "Good". Dezember 2016. an der Kasse variieren. So much to read, digest and think about. : Religion im Zeitalter der Skepsis, Mere Christianity (C.S. Der Autor tangiert harte Fragen, die sich in der Auseinandersetzung mit dem christlichen Glauben bei manchen schneller, bei manchen später, stellen. The main question I wanted to ask our instructors was, “Which one of you is lying?” But fourteen-year-olds are not so bold, and I just kept my mouth shut. Even in much of Europe, there is some growth in church attendance.4 And despite the secularism of most universities and colleges, religious faith is growing in some corners of academia. The Reason For God - Tim Keller. I really like this book. When I reached my teens in the early 1960s, the time came for me to attend confirmation class, a two-year course that covered Christian beliefs, practices, and history. The pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, Keller is known for his intellectual approach to belief. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. 3 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 29. Oktober 2016, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 15. September 2009), Geniale Gedankengänge, multiperspektive Auseinandersetzung - eine Hilfestellung für den rationalen Kritiker, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 24. Keller's writing is lucid and accessible, and uses arguments which are intellectually convincing. We must recognize that virtually all of us begin our journey toward God because we want something from him. If you are ready to explore what it means to put your faith in Christ, where do you go from here? In it Rev Dr Keller from Manhattan skillfully addresses some of the major obstacles to Christian faith, then presents some reasons, both philosophical (‘clues’) and historical, for trusting in Christ. Warum Gott? He doesn't try to skirt around objections but faces them head on. Examining Your Motives Motives are nearly always mixed. I answered like a shot: religion.”6. Was ich erwartete war eine reflektierte, wissenschaftliche und kritische Auseinandersetzung mit dem Glauben im Allgemeinen und dem christlichen Glauben im Speziellen. author massages own beliefs, applies logic to others views but not his own, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 6. But the theory that technological advancement brings inevitable secularization is now being scrapped or radically rethought.7 Even Europe may not face a secular future, with Christianity growing modestly and Islam growing exponentially. However, in today's society and working in an engineering job with many friends who are anti-religion I am commonly coming across vitriol about people with faith and I have realised that I need some more proof for myself and some better answers if/when my kids ask me what my belief is based upon. 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