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

Timothy Keller
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Chapter Nine: The Knowledge of God Summary and Analysis

A student of Keller's debated the existence of God with another student. Charlie was sure that there was a God because man has an innate belief in a supreme being, a universal intelligence. Many of Keller's students have a sense of right and wrong and have justifiable moral outrage; however, there is a problem with their moral outlook. One young woman was upset about practices that marginalize women. After asking her how she knew those practices were wrong, she finally recognized that the rights of humans were gifts from God.

Man has moral feelings but also has a sense that there are moral standards that exist apart from him and create those moral feelings. There are things that people just know innately to be wrong. The Nazis' extermination of the Jews...

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