Mere Christianity

Mere Christianity

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Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, C. S. Lewis finds a common ground on which all those who have Christian faith can stand together, proving that "at the center of each there is something, or a Someone, who against all divergences of belief, all differences of temperament, all memories of mutual persecution, speaks with the same voice.
Publisher: Ashland, Ore. : Blackstone Audiobooks, p2000.
ISBN: 9785255165063
0786198761
9780786198764
Branch Call Number: CD 230 LEWIS
Characteristics: 5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Howard, Geoffrey 1936-

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BRADCARL
May 15, 2019

4.7 Stars

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art072759
Jan 13, 2019

Got about halfway through but lost interest. Writing style somewhat tedious for me to stay interested and out of date setting (mid-40's) made comparisons less interesting

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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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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