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Generous Justice

How God's Grace Makes Us Just

By Timothy Keller

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Bestselling author of THE REASON FOR GOD Timothy Keller returns with his most provocative and illuminating message yet.

It is commonly thought in secular society that the Bible is one of the greatest hindrances to doing justice. Isn't it full of regressive views? Didn't it condone slavery? Why look to the Bible for guidance on how to have a more just society? But Keller sees it another way. In GENEROUS JUSTICE, Keller explores a life of justice empowered by an experience of grace: a generous, gracious justice. Here is a book for believers who find the Bible a trustworthy guide, as well as those who suspect that Christianity is a regressive influence in the world.
Keller's church, founded in the 80s with fewer than 100 congregants, is now exponentially larger. Over 5,000 people regularly attend Sunday services, and another 25,000 download Keller's sermons each week. A recent profile in New York magazine described his typical sermon as 'a mix of biblical scholarship, pop culture, and whatever might have caught his eye in The New York Review of Books or on Salon.com that week.' In short, Timothy Keller speaks a language that many thousands of people understand. In GENEROUS JUSTICE, he offers them a new understanding of modern justice and human rights.

Biographical Notes

Timothy Keller was born in Pennsylvania and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. 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 5000 members. His target audience consists mainly of urban professionals, whom he believes exhibit disproportionate influence over the culture and its ideas. Timothy Keller is renowned for his clear, reasoned approach to Christian apologetics.

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  • ISBN: 9780340995105
  • Publication date: 16 Feb 2012
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
'A C.S. Lewis for the 21st century' — Newsweek
Tim Keller's ministry in New York City is leading a generation of seekers and skeptics toward belief in God. I thank God for him. — Billy Graham
This is the book I give to all my friends who are serious spiritual seekers or skeptics. — Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life, on THE REASON FOR GOD
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