The Reason for God

The Reason for God

Belief in An Age of Skepticism

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Although a vocal minority continues to attack religious faith, for most Americans, faith is a large part of their lives: 86% of Americans refer to themselves as religious, and 75% of all Americans consider themselves Christians. So how should they respond to these passionate, learned, and persuasive books that promote science and secularism over religion and faith? For years, Tim Keller has compiled a list of the most frequently voiced "doubts" skeptics bring to his Manhattan church; here, he dismantles each of them. Written with atheists, agnostics, and skeptics in mind, Keller also provides an intelligent platform on which true believers can stand their ground when bombarded by the backlash. This book challenges such ideology at its core and points to the true path and purpose of Christianity.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2008
ISBN: 9780525950493
Characteristics: xxiii, 293 p. ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Dec 28, 2017

Liberal and conservative, religious and secular, Timothy Keller has lived and worked on both sides of this dichotomy, and notes that in our world both religious belief and skepticism are thriving. His purpose in "The Reason for God" is to engage both skeptics and people of faith about their deepest assumptions, and about their doubts. Both sides, he argues, make assumptions and leaps of faith which inform their decisions and their worldview, and both have legitimate questions which deserve honest thinking, to approach in a reason-able manner whether there is more rational evidence for or against the existence of a personal and knowable God.

MamacitaCO Sep 07, 2016

If you enjoy the writings of C.S. Lewis, this book is for you. If you are looking for spiritual truth, this book is for you. Timothy Keller is an educated man and he shows that Christianity can withstand and welcomes intellectual scrutiny.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at CALS

To Top