Mere Christianity

Mere Christianity

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Mere Christianity is C.S. Lewis's forceful and accessible doctrine of Christian belief. First heard as informal radio broadcasts and then published as three separate books, The Case for Christianity, Christian behavior, and Beyond personality, Mere Christianity brings together what Lewis sees as the fundamental truths of religion. Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, C.S.
Publisher: [Ashland] : Blackstone, 2000.
ISBN: 9780786117819
0786117818
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Additional Contributors: Howard, Geoffrey 1936-
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ConstantlyLost Apr 21, 2018

Filled with deep thought provoking nuggets of truth.

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samjenks
Mar 27, 2018

You can get lost in what he thinks but overall a good book for new believers.

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jimhowe
Oct 26, 2016

Left of chapter 2, The Invasion

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Choirmom
Jul 15, 2016

I have always appreciated CS Lewis's transparency of his personal spiritual quest. "Mere Christianity" gives the reader an opportunity to ride shotgun to an honest, brilliant mind and soul mate.

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Chickenzilla
Mar 31, 2016

I first read this book at a hard place in my life when I was really doubting my faith, and it answered my questions. Before that time, I had no idea how brilliant the guy is!

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thinkson15
Nov 12, 2015

What can I say? It's filled with deep insights, makes you ponder where you stand and how you can change. CS Lewis is truly inspired!

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Audrey1976
Apr 01, 2015

This book was given to me as a gift, and I have cherished it. I thought of this book again as Easter is approaching and recommend it to all.

amkramer Aug 04, 2014

I'm new to apologetics & to C.S. Lewis. I found this audio CD very insightful & fairly easy to understand. I wish to listen to more of his work in attempt to grow as a Christian.

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fictionrules
May 06, 2014

Enjoyed this c.d.version of Mere Christianity after reading the book. Many unique and thought provoking ideas included that have been a catalyist for personal and spiritual growth. He was a great thinker who covers more than can be imagined in this book. The narrator grew on me after a while. His voice is very monotone, but decided that was condusive to my absorbing the content and less of hearing the voice. Highly recommend this and other C.S. Lewis books esp the Great Divorce and the Screwtape Letters. I am delving into another book ASAP.

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bsall
Mar 04, 2014

Specious arguments,fantasy rationalizations and simplistic assumptions by a believer desperate to justify his own delusional faith in an imaginary world. C.S. Lewis ,to say the least, was a clumsy practitioner of magical slight of hand using as props metaphors, analogies and similes.

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squinton
Jul 13, 2013

Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exists. A baby feels hunger: well, there is such a thing as food. A duckling wants to swim: well, there is such a thing as water. ... If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. If none of my earthy pleasures satisfy it, that does not prove that the universe is a fraud. Probably earthly pleasures were never meant to satisfy it, but only to arouse it, to suggest the real thing. ... I must keep alive in myself the desire for my true country, which I shall not find till after death; I must never let it get snowed under or turned aside; I must make it the main object of life to press on to that other country and help others to do the same.

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jgrnlees
Jun 04, 2011

BOOK II: Chapter 2: page 33: Reality, in fact, is usually something you could not have guessed. That is one of the reasons I believe Christianity. It is a religion you could not have guessed...It has just that queer twist about it that real things have.

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Jun 04, 2011

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