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


Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical, is a prequel to The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism.

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 ...

  • Rob Haworth
    May 28, 2017

    Tim Keller continues his run of well-researched and readable books for the seeker with an inquiring mind with this “prequel” to his excellent book “A Reason for God”. This book is a prequel be...

  • 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...

  • Mack Hayden
    May 31, 2017

    I've joked for a long time with my believing friends that if anyone could bring me back to Christian faith, it'd be Tim Keller. While I still believed, no one did more to shape my worldview or open me...

  • Lizzie
    Apr 09, 2017

    This book contains what I find to be the most compelling arguments for a worldview that includes the God of the Bible. It spurred me on in my faith and I will use it as a regular reference....

  • John Martindale
    Apr 12, 2017

    Instead a book about making sense of God, this was more an invitation to skeptics to consider why intelligent people have found the Theistic worldview to make better sense of the big philosophical que...

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