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The New York Public Library will be closed August 30th through September 1st in observance of Labor Day.

Discuss Great Books in a Great Setting: Theology and Literature at NYPL: Book Discussion Series

June 19, 2013

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum
General Research Division

Ever wondered about the different types of religions around the world? How did their beliefs develop, how are they represented in literature and what are some of the issues they are facing today?

This monthly book discussion series explore some of the questions raised above as well as religions in literature that you've been meaning to study more of and discuss with others interested in learning about other faiths. Participants should read each title before the discussion.

This month's title is The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller

Our guest discussant will be Reverend Michael Keller. 

Biography: Michael Keller graduated from Vanderbilt University with degrees in Psychology and History, He attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he received an M.Div and a Th.M in Christian Apologetics. He spent five years in Boston, where he served at Citylife Presbyterian Church as an Assistant Pastor and the past four years he has started an an undergraduate Christian college ministry for students in Manhattan connected to Redeemer Presbyterian Church. He has been married to his wife Sara for ten years, and they have two
daughters. 

If you are unable to get a copy, you may be able to read excerpts here

Can't make it? Check out the other dates for Theology and Book Discussion:

1. May 29, WednesdayThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe 

2. June 19, Wednesday, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller

3. July 31, Wednesday: Why Faith Matters by David J. Wolpe

4. August 21, Wednesday, Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom by Irshad Manji 

Registration is now closed for this event