Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith [Hardcover]

By Timothy Keller (Author)
Our Price $ 13.96  
Retail Value $ 19.95  
You Save $ 5.99  (30%)  
Item Number 117686  
Buy New $13.96
Available on the Internet only.

Alternate Formats List Price Our Price Item Number Availability
Hardcover $ 19.95 $ 13.96 117686 In Stock
Paperback $ 15.00 $ 10.20 908717 In Stock
Paperback $ 15.00 $ 10.20 908717 In Stock

Item description for The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller...

Uses the biblical tale of the prodigal son to provide both an introduction to Christianity and a primer to the nature of the gospel for believers, discussing how Jesus' essential message as revealed by the story can enable a greater understanding of the Christian faith.

Publishers Description
"Newsweek" called renowned minister Timothy Keller ?a C. S. Lewis for the twenty-first century? in a feature on his first book, "The Reason for God." In that book, he offered a rational explanation of why we should believe in God. Now, in "The Prodigal God," he uses one of the best-known Christian parables to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation.
Taking his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity, Keller uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable. Within that parable Jesus reveals God's prodigal grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic. This book will challenge both the devout and skeptics to see Christianity in a whole new way.

From Publishers Weekly
Pastor of a Manhattan Presbyterian church that draws more than 5,000 weekly attenders, Keller (The Reason for God) reinterprets one of Christianity's best known parables, that of the prodigal son. While most understand "prodigal" as a description of the spendthrift son in the familiar story, Keller construes "prodigal" differently. The father who unhesitatingly and generously receives his son back into the family fold is in fact the prodigal, because his forgiveness and bounty is free, unconditioned and abundant. The father of the parable stands for the prodigal God of the title, and the father's true sonJesuswill reconcile humans to the father from whom they are estranged and ultimately welcome them back home. Like a provocative sermon, Keller's short, easy to read book challenges received wisdom and reminds Christians that redemption has brought them hope. Keller's clarity and intelligence, manifest in a wide range of references from the Bible, but also literature, theater and film, adds to the persuasiveness of his original interpretation. He offers serious Christians food for re-thinking this familiar story. (Oct. 30)Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert - 07/15/2008 page 46

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Dutton Adult
Pages   139
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.59" Width: 5.33" Height: 0.74"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2008
Publisher   Penguin Group USA
Age  18
Edition  New  
ISBN  0525950796  
ISBN13  9780525950790  

Availability  34 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2017 02:42.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Timothy Keller

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Timothy Keller was born and raised in Pennsylvania and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. His first pastorate was in Hopewell, Virginia. In 1989 he started Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City with his wife, Kathy, and their three sons. Today, Redeemer has nearly six thousand regular Sunday attendees and has helped to start more than three hundred new churches around the world. He is the author of The Songs of Jesus, Prayer, Encounters with Jesus, Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering, and The Meaning of Marriage, among others, including the perennial bestsellers The Reason for God and The Prodigal God.
Katherine Leary Alsdorf worked twenty-five years in the high-tech industry as an economic analyst and in various executive leadership positions. After her CEO roles at One Touch Systems and Pensare, Redeemer Presbyterian Church recruited Katherine to lead the church's efforts in marketplace ministry, now called the Center for Faith & Work, which has grown to serve more than two thousand people a year. Katherine has served on the boards of the International Arts Movement, the Fellowship for the Performing Arts, and the Theology of Work Project.

Timothy Keller has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Center Church

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > New Testament > Study
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > General

Christian Product Categories
Books > Christian Living > Practical Life > General

Similar Products

$19.95  $13.96

$17.00  $11.56

Reviews - What do customers think about Prodigal God?

Write your own review about Prodigal God

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Prodigal God

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy