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Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2001
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.31 X .50 (inches)|
Mere Humanity: G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien on the Human ConditionDonald T. WilliamsB&H Books / 2006 / Trade Paperback$11.49 Retail:
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In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.
“C. S. Lewis understood, like few in the past century, just how deeply faith is both imaginative and rational.”
“It is not surprising that Lewis’s time-proven views are still flourishing while most other mid-20th-century works are nearly neglected.”
PCD3 Stars Out Of 5good but difficult readSeptember 15, 2016PCDQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 3This is my first CS Lewis book and while an excellent book it is a very deep, difficult read, at least it was for me and I found myself having to go back and re-read some parts or chapters of the book to understand it, but I perservered and completed it! C S Lewis a former aetheist, full time philosopher, author and intellectual operates at a different intellectual plane than I do on a daily basis so it might be the last C S Lewis book I read.
JonathanSyracuse, NYAge: 35-44Gender: Male5 Stars Out Of 5Mere ChristianityMay 4, 2016JonathanSyracuse, NYAge: 35-44Gender: MaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Loved it.
Ruth5 Stars Out Of 5Best Book Ever!February 19, 2016RuthQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5First book on Christianity that makes sense
Bob5 Stars Out Of 5Mere ChristianityNovember 9, 2015BobQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0I lead a men's book review group at our church. We are about mid-way through C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. We had read so many books where Lewis was quoted that we felt compelled to read this book. Be forewarned, this is not light reading. On the other hand, it is an excellent book for the Christian and those who don't believe as well. After all, Lewis started his journey as an atheist. There is so much in this book that will give you pause to ponder and think about. Although we haven't finished the book, I highly recommend Mere Christianity.
Lori Chyko5 Stars Out Of 5Mere ChristianityDecember 26, 2014Lori ChykoQuality: 3Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I had loaned out my copy of Mere Christianity, and never got it back! So, ordered a few more copies. This time when I feel the nudge to pass the book on to someone, I'll still have my backup! It's a good resource to help us in this walk of righteousness. (My other copy was made of higher quality product though. These aren't the best made.) Still a good book. Thanks!
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