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The Resource The prodigal God : recovering the heart of the Christian faith, by Timothy Keller

The prodigal God : recovering the heart of the Christian faith, by Timothy Keller

Label
The prodigal God : recovering the heart of the Christian faith
Title
The prodigal God
Title remainder
recovering the heart of the Christian faith
Statement of responsibility
by Timothy Keller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uses the biblical tale of the prodigal son to provide both an introduction to Christianity and a clarifying primer on the nature of the gospel for believers, in a resource that reveals how Jesus's essential message is revealed by the story in ways that can enable greater understandings of the Christian faith
Summary
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
285750
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keller, Timothy J.
Dewey number
226.8/06
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT378.P8
LC item number
K45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prodigal son (Parable)
  • Christianity
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
recovering the heart of the Christian faith
Label
The prodigal God : recovering the heart of the Christian faith, by Timothy Keller
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- The parable -- The people around Jesus: all gathering around to hear Him -- Kinds of people -- Why people like Jesus but not the church -- The two lost sons : there was a man who had two sons -- The lost younger brother -- The younger brother's plan -- The lost elder brother -- Redefining sin : all these years I've been slaving for you -- Ways to find happiness -- Lost sons -- A deeper understanding of sin -- Both wrong, both loved -- Redefining lostness : the older brother became angry and refused to go in -- Anger and superiority -- Slavishness and emptiness -- Who needs to know this? -- The true elder brother : my son, everything I have is yours -- What we need -- Who we need -- Redefining hope : He set off for a far country -- Our longing for home -- The difficulty of return -- The feast at the end of history -- The feast of the father : he heard music and dancing -- Salvation is experiential -- Salvation is material -- Salvation is individual -- Salvation is communal -- Babette's feast
Control code
ocn223800589
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 139 p.
Isbn
9780525950790
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028397
System control number
(OCoLC)223800589
Label
The prodigal God : recovering the heart of the Christian faith, by Timothy Keller
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- The parable -- The people around Jesus: all gathering around to hear Him -- Kinds of people -- Why people like Jesus but not the church -- The two lost sons : there was a man who had two sons -- The lost younger brother -- The younger brother's plan -- The lost elder brother -- Redefining sin : all these years I've been slaving for you -- Ways to find happiness -- Lost sons -- A deeper understanding of sin -- Both wrong, both loved -- Redefining lostness : the older brother became angry and refused to go in -- Anger and superiority -- Slavishness and emptiness -- Who needs to know this? -- The true elder brother : my son, everything I have is yours -- What we need -- Who we need -- Redefining hope : He set off for a far country -- Our longing for home -- The difficulty of return -- The feast at the end of history -- The feast of the father : he heard music and dancing -- Salvation is experiential -- Salvation is material -- Salvation is individual -- Salvation is communal -- Babette's feast
Control code
ocn223800589
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 139 p.
Isbn
9780525950790
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028397
System control number
(OCoLC)223800589

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