Tim Keller's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Tim Keller's Bookshelf
Tim Keller's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Tim Keller

Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Holy Communion in the Piety of the Reformed Church
Holy Communion in the Piety of the Reformed Church
by Hughes Oliphant Old
The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss
The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss
by David Bentley Hart
True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Complex World
True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Complex World
by David Skeel
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
by Atul Gawande
Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays
Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays
by Charles Taylor

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
A Secular Age
A Secular Age
by Charles Taylor
WHY I LIKE IT
A foundational critique of modernity. This book gives you most of Taylor's critique, which is generally more positive.
After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition
After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition
by Alasdair MacIntyre
WHY I LIKE IT
MacIntyre, along with Charles Taylor, is considered one of the most formidable critics of modernity of the last 50 years. MacIntyre is more negative, though.
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life
by Robert N. Bellah,Richard Madsen,William M. Sulliva
The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud (Background: Essential Texts for the Conservative Mind)
The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud (Background: Essential Texts for the Conservative Mind)
by Philip Rieff
Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Sacred
Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Sacred
by Philip Bess
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a fascinating set of essays by a Christian architect laying out a Christian vision for a “new urbanism,” the belief and practice that cities are the best social arrangement for human flourishing. Bess is the Director of Graduate Studies at the Notre Dame School of Architecture.
In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement
In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement
by J. I. Packer,Mark Dever
WHY I LIKE IT
This volume assembles several older essays by J.I . Packer. They are classics and had a profound influence on my understanding of Jesus’ death.
Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling
Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling
by Andy Crouch
WHY I LIKE IT
This is one of the best books yet on how Christians can integrate their faith with their work.
The Screwtape Letters
The Screwtape Letters
by C. S. Lewis
Mere Christianity
Mere Christianity
by C. S. Lewis
WHY I LIKE IT
You may not want to admit (around Redeemer) that you have never read this book — so stop being a hypocrite and read it!
Calvin
Calvin
by F. Bruce Gordon
George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century
George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century
by Arnold A. Dallimore
Jonathan Edwards: A Life
Jonathan Edwards: A Life
by George M. Marsden

My Bookshelf Archive

my archived books, movies, music, and more
Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure (ISBN: 0802813879 / 0-8028-1387-9)
Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure (ISBN: 0802813879 / 0-8028-1387-9)
 
The Christian LIfe: A Doctrinal Introduction
The Christian LIfe: A Doctrinal Introduction
by Sinclair B. Ferguson
Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel Wholly by Grace Communicated Truthfully & Lovingly
Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel Wholly by Grace Communicated Truthfully & Lovingly
by Will Metzger
The Westminster Confession of Faith
The Westminster Confession of Faith
by Westminster Assembly
Commentary on Galatians
Commentary on Galatians
by Martin Luther
The Transforming Vision: Shaping a Christian World View
The Transforming Vision: Shaping a Christian World View
by Brian J. Walsh,J. Richard Middleton
"Fundamentalism" and the Word of God
by J. I. Packer
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
by J. I. Packer
The Religious Affections
The Religious Affections
by Jonathan Edwards
Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices
Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices
by Thomas Brooks
Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An Evangelical Theology of Renewal
Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An Evangelical Theology of Renewal
by Richard F. Lovelace
The Pursuit of God
The Pursuit of God
by A. W. Tozer
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th Edition
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th Edition
by James W. Sire
Out of the Saltshaker & Into the World: Evangelism as a Way of Life
Out of the Saltshaker & Into the World: Evangelism as a Way of Life
by Rebecca Manley Pippert
Know Why You Believe
Know Why You Believe
by Paul E. Little
The Fight: A Practical Handbook to Christian Living
The Fight: A Practical Handbook to Christian Living
by John White
Prayer
Prayer
by Ole Hallesby
True Spirituality
True Spirituality
by Francis Schaeffer
Knowing God
Knowing God
by J. I. Packer
Religious America, Secular Europe?: A Theme and Variations
Religious America, Secular Europe?: A Theme and Variations
by Peter Berger,Grace Davie,Effie Fokas
Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self (The Terry Lectures Series)
Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self (The Terry Lectures Series)
by Marilynne Robinson
The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought
The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought
by Marilynne Robinson
After Theory
After Theory
by Terry Eagleton
Literary Theory: An Introduction
Literary Theory: An Introduction
by Terry Eagleton
The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics
The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics
by Christopher Lasch
The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations
The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations
by Christopher Lasch
Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America
Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America
by Jeffrey Stout
Public Religions in the Modern World
Public Religions in the Modern World
by José Casanova
Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularisation and the State
Religion and Modern Society: Citizenship, Secularisation and the State
by Bryan S. Turner
Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam
Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam
by Talal Asad
Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity (Cultural Memory in the Present)
Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity (Cultural Memory in the Present)
by Talal Asad
The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers
The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers
by Carl L. Becker
Religion and Rationality: Essays on Reason, God and Modernity (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)
Religion and Rationality: Essays on Reason, God and Modernity (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)
by Jürgen Habermas
Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought
Revolutions in Worldview: Understanding the Flow of Western Thought
by W. Andrew Hoffecker
Christian Philosophy: A Systematic and Narrative Introduction
Christian Philosophy: A Systematic and Narrative Introduction
by Craig G. Bartholomew,Michael W. Goheen
Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity
Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity
by Erving Goffman
Culture and the Death of God
Culture and the Death of God
by Terry Eagleton
The Many Altars of Modernity: Toward a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralist Age
The Many Altars of Modernity: Toward a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralist Age
by Peter L. Berger
My Life Among the Deathworks: Illustrations of the Aesthetics of Authority (Sacred Order / Social Order, Vol. 1) (v. 1)
My Life Among the Deathworks: Illustrations of the Aesthetics of Authority (Sacred Order / Social Order, Vol. 1) (v. 1)
by Philip Rieff
Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity
Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity
by Charles Taylor
Whose Justice? Which Rationality?
Whose Justice? Which Rationality?
by Alasdair MacIntyre
The Good Society
The Good Society
by Robert N. Bellah,Richard Madsen,Steven M. Tipton,W
Freud: The Mind of the Moralist
Freud: The Mind of the Moralist
by Philip Rieff