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Encounters With Jesus: A Short Review of Tim Keller’s Latest Book

Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life’s Biggest Questions 

By Tim Keller (Dutton, 2013)

The Facts:

Tim Keller, one of the finest Christian thinkers of our day today, examines 10 interactions Jesus has with people in the Gospels. In each instance Keller defends the humanity and deity of Jesus while 81Ilv0x7bRL._SL1500_helping the reader draw closer to him in a deeply personal manner. In the end, the reader is left with both a stronger foundation of faith and a more vibrant love for the Savior.

The Slant:

Think of this book as sermons for church leaders. It answers questions, and responds to doubts. The book reflects Jesus’ ministry in both content and tone. Keller tackles hard questions while holding out comfort for those who are hurting. Readers will see Jesus afresh while gaining a better understanding of how to respond to the most common pressing questions of faith in an intelligent and winsome way.

This review originally appeared in Leadership Journal and is used with permission.




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Jun 20, 2014

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