Yes I would listen to it again when occasion calls for it. Some chapters hit home more than others.
The prophet Jonah was my favorite character because I totally empathize with him and see my own blindness to what God is really trying to do when I consider my own running to the idols of ethnocentricity, economy, status and privilege.
I didn't feel like the author conveyed a sense of empathy. Conveying a sense that he also struggles in some of these areas would better convey what I think Tim Keller is getting at.
I am always moved when someone makes the story of the Old Testament prophet Jonah come alive for me. I am greatly appreciative for the compilers of this ancient work because they included such a person who is really an embarrassment to what God is trying to do. This kind of acknowledgement of the brutal facts adds credibility to the Bible's message.
Again, this book is a wake up call to many who unthinkingly accept the fruit of the Enlightenment thought. Life is a vacuum. It is wise to know with what we fill it, for our object of worship will be on display.
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