The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism - Chapter Eight: The Clues of God Summary & Analysis

Timothy Keller
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Chapter Eight: The Clues of God Summary and Analysis

It was Somerset Maugham who asked what the purpose of life was if death ends all. Jean-Paul Sartre thought there was no reason for existence. A young scientist that Keller knew was haunted by the notion that God existed. Although he was willing to believe, no matter how many pro-God arguments he found, there was always something irrational about the premise. He was looking for one "air-tight" reason to believe.

The philosopher Alvin Plantinga did not believe that there was one argument that would be convincing to all rational people. However, he did feel that there were many compelling arguments. Keller presented just a few of them. The mysterious bang is the first that he discussed. Most scientists believe in the Big Bang Theory which marked the beginning of the universe...

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