Getting Sanctification Done: The Primacy Of Narrative In Tim Keller’s Exegetical Method -- By: Timothy F. Kauffman
Journal: Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society
Volume: JOTGES 27:52 (Spring 2014)
Article: Getting Sanctification Done: The Primacy Of Narrative In Tim Keller’s Exegetical Method
Author: Timothy F. Kauffman
JOTGES 27:52 (Spring 2014) p. 81
Getting Sanctification Done: The Primacy Of Narrative In Tim Keller’s Exegetical Method1
There is a person in the avant-garde Evangelical culture, whose name is a household name, whose books are ubiquitous on home, office and Christian retail bookshelves, who is quoted from the pulpit, in Sunday school classes, on church retreats, new membership classes, home Bible studies, small group fellowships, and science and political think tanks. His books are promoted on the “top shelf” at Christian and secular booksellers, both “click” and “mortar.” This person, Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, PCA, in New York City, hardly needs an introduction. His ever-present, congenial, gregarious personality endears him to his listeners, whether on Vimeo™, YouTube™, iTunes™, or in the pews of New York. He is intelligent, well read and well studied, having received his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Doctor of Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary. His ministry, Redeemer City to City—redeemercitytocity.com—is savvy, well organized, international and intercontinental, professional, and demonstrates a clear
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grasp of the media rich mobile communication preferences of the now maturing digital generation.
In the last five years, he has released, among other books, The Meaning of Marriage (
I very rarely encounter someone who does not know of him and has not read or heard at least some of his materials. When a personality becomes so perv...
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