Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just

Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just

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By (author) Timothy J. Keller

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 139mm x 198mm x 24mm | 344g
  • Publication date: 14 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340995092
  • ISBN 13: 9780340995099
  • Sales rank: 58,845

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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 Timothy Keller, pastor of New York City's Redeemer Presbyterian Church, 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.

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Timothy Keller was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Westminster Theological Seminary. He was pastor of West Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Virginia, for nine years before founding Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, which he started in 1989 with his wife, Kathy, and three young sons.

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'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