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


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
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages

    Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical Reviews

  • Phil Aud
    Oct 10, 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...

  • Dave Courtney
    Jan 10, 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Lynn Joshua
    Jan 17, 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". ...

  • Margaret
    Mar 04, 2017

    Highest rating and recommendation. Not sure it would convince the most skeptical of skeptics, but the rational, well-laid-out arguments will surely nudge some. Maybe more importantly, it can help beli...

  • Jeremy
    Sep 21, 2016

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

  • Bob O'bannon
    Mar 04, 2017

    Another outstanding work by Tim Keller, who, as many have already opined, is the most persuasive and well-informed defender of the Christian faith today. In his earlier book, "Reason for God," Keller ...

  • E
    Feb 25, 2017

    This is basically Keller's "prequel" to The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism. In it he points out that secularism is a set of beliefs just as much as faith us. But, unlike Christian fait...

  • 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 ...

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