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Mere Christianity

3 Ratings: 5.0
A book by C. S. Lewis

In 1943 Great Britain, when hope and the moral fabric of society were threatened by the relentless inhumanity of global war, an Oxford don was invited to give a series of radio lectures addressing the central issues of Christianity. Over half a century … see full wiki

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Author: C. S. Lewis
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
Publisher: HarperOne
3 reviews about Mere Christianity
review by . September 07, 2008
Fitting, I think, to be reading what may arguably be one of C. S. Lewis's most important books, on a retreat during which one of my personal goals was to find a spiritual, if not religious, inner peace. Reading the work of C. S. Lewis is to meet a friend who reflects us and understands us--and helps us to understand.    Who of us has not asked these questions? Who of us has not prayed these prayers, even those of us who are atheists (which group has at times included me, and …
review by . May 02, 2005
Though over sixty years old (in their first incarnation as radio broadcasts), C. S. Lewis' insights into the validity of Christianity remain as current as today's internet blogs. "Mere Christianity" answers the intellectual questions of post-modern intellectuals and provides nourishment for the spiritual hunger of Gen X/Gen Y seekers.    Lewis writes in the style of his intellectual mentor, G. K. Chesterton. Both men entered adulthood as agnostics. Both men spent their careers …
review by . July 30, 2001
Probally the first book one should read if they are either Christian, Considering converting from or converting to any christian denomination. (Short of the Bible of course) This is a book written by a classic philosopher who was a late convert to Christianity on a RATIONAL basis. In the modern world it the idea that one could find a rational basis for Christian belief is considered a joke. Clearly Lewis found it the opposite. His arguements are fresh and lucid and the fact that he is well read …
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