Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters [NOOK Book]

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For the faithful and the seeker- the inspiring New York Times bestseller from the author of The Reason for God.

Harsh economic realities are casting new light on the pursuits of sex, money, and success for happiness: careers, fortunes, marriages, and retirement security have collapsed. Many feel lost, disenchanted, and resentful.

In this inspiring new book, Timothy Keller,...
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Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters

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Overview

For the faithful and the seeker- the inspiring New York Times bestseller from the author of The Reason for God.

Harsh economic realities are casting new light on the pursuits of sex, money, and success for happiness: careers, fortunes, marriages, and retirement security have collapsed. Many feel lost, disenchanted, and resentful.

In this inspiring new book, Timothy Keller, one of the country's most popular spiritual guides, reveals the unvarnished truth about faith, our hearts' desires, and the pursuit of happiness-and where all of it can ultimately be found.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101148877
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 10/20/2009
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 64,351
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

As the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, Tim Keller started his congregation with a few dozen people. It now draws over five thousand weekly attendees who meet in three Manhattan locations. Redeemer has since spawned a movement of churches across America and throughout major world cities. Many pastors model their churches on Redeemer and Tim's thoughtful style of preaching. Dr. Keller lives in New York City with his wife and sons.





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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Keller Is On Point With This One!

    Once again, Keller tells it like it is for the American Christian, unpacking some cultural aspects and calling the American church to authentic godliness. I've already recommended it to key leaders around me, and passed on my own copy (I'll get it back).

    For anyone who feels bound by their anger, guilt, hurt or pain, I also recommend "When God Stopped Keeping Score." I thought that the book was just about forgiveness, I soon learned, it was about so much more than that. I was about how you should deal with friends, family and yourself and more importantly, how to keep these relationships strong when things go wrong.

    Having read it, I feel like a better person. Maybe because this book spoke to me and not down to me. I have read a lot of books that was written like I didn't know anything. What the author of "When God Stopped Keeping Score" does is talk to you like a friend. I needed that. You will understand why when you read it. Buy it here on BN.com

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2010

    Convicting

    If you want a book which will challenge the very fabric of your life, check out Keller's Counterfeit Gods. He hits at the core of who we are and those things which we cling to over and above Christ.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Highly Recommended

    Insightful as a tool to acquaint one with gods we often worship.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012

    Wow.

    Truly convicting.

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  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Tim Keller is an outstanding thinker and author.

    Outstanding book!

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