Sometimes it seems like you either have theologians that don’t write commentaries or you have exegetes that are too lost in the details—Tim Keller
Tim Keller on “Racism and Corporate Evil“: Systemic evil… is a system that excludes and marginalizes people on the basis of race even though most of the people in the system are probably not intentionally trying to do so.
“All this running around, going to Christian meetings, listening to people talk, reading your bible for a little bit every morning — all the busyness of being a Christian — is not going to do a thing unless you obey.”—Tim Keller
Source » –Tim Keller1 From the sermon, “Peace: Overcoming Anxiety,” Delivered April 10, 2013. In case the above link breaks, you may be able to find it at Gospel in Life.↩
Source » by Tim Keller
On love and society The things we love individually not only determine our character, but what a society loves collectively shapes its culture. This latter idea was the heart of Augustine’s great work City of God. He believed societies
Thy will be done If we can’t say “thy will be done” from the bottom of our hearts, we will never know any peace. We will feel compelled to try to control people and control our environment and make
Source » Luther counsels the cultivation of prayer as a habit through regular discipline. He proposes praying twice daily. “It is a good thing to let prayer be the first business of the morning and the last at night. Guard yourselves
Praying for happiness This is the fundamental prayer for happiness from a mind that the Spirit has cleared of illusions. Augustine writes: “We love God, therefore, for what He is in Himself, and we love ourselves and our neighbors for
Inner life and outer life If we give priority to the outer life, our inner life will be dark and scary. We will not know what to do with solitude. We will be deeply uncomfortable with self-examination, and we will
Source » Tim Keller on vocation.
Source » Tim Keller on “community”
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