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Mere Christianity

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One of the most popular and beloved introductions to Christian faith ever written, Mere Christianity has sold millions of copies worldwide.

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Publisher's Synopsis

In 1943 England, when all hope was threatened by the inhumanity of war, C.S. Lewis was invited to give a series of radio lectures addressing the central issues of Christianity. More than half a century after the original lectures, they continue to retain their poignancy.

First heard as informal radio broadcasts, the lectures were then published as three books and subsequently combined as Mere Christianity. Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, C.S. Lewis provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear a powerful, rational case for Christian faith.

Reviews

"Lewis helps us see religion with fresh eyes, as a radical faith whose adherents might be likened to an underground group gathering in a war zone, a place where evil seems to have the upper hand."      ~Kathleen Norris, The Cloister Walk

"C. S. Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christian but finds his intellect getting in the way."       ~New York Times Book Review

Excerpt

"He will make the feeblest and filthiest of us into a god or goddess, a dazzling, radiant, immortal creature, pulsating all through with such energy and joy and wisdom and love as we cannot now imagine, a bright stainless mirror which reflects back to God perfectly (though, of course, on a smaller scale) His own boundless power and delight and goodness."

Author Lewis, Clive Staples
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 227 pp.
Publisher HarperCollins 2001
Gold Medal

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