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Mere Christianity Audiobook

Mere Christianity

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Publisher's Summary

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of C. S. Lewis’s classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many times, but never outdone. The book is comprised of the legendary radio talks which he gave during the war years.

Mere Christianity brings together Lewis’s legendary broadcasts from the war years; talks in which he set out simply to ‘"explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity’s many denominations, C. S. Lewis provides an unequalled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear a powerful, rational case for the Christian faith. This scintillating collection confirms C. S. Lewis’s reputation as one of the leading writers and thinkers of our age.

©2012 C. S. Lewis (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

"He has quite a unique power for making theology an attractive, exciting, and fascinating quest." (Times Literary Supplement)

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    Trish 02/09/2016
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    "Logical and hard to argue with."

    C.S Lewis gives such a logical progression of thought in this book that even as a believer, I'm even more convinced. I'd recommend this for anyone beginning a search for truth and for anyone who just wants to understand their faith better.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Matthew 24/10/2015
    Matthew 24/10/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "for those serious about truth"

    No propaganda. Logical, reasoned arguments that lead to reader understanding. Beneficial for people of all ways of life.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Chris 15/08/2016
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    "Apologetics for everyone"

    One of the simplest and most convincing books written about the Christian religion. A must read for theists and non - theists alike.

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    Andrew Clark 23/05/2016
    Andrew Clark 23/05/2016
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    "Christian classic"

    Really good overview of what it means to be a Christian. Good is doing extraordinary things with us. Some simple and powerful arguments for the obvious existence of God as the creator of all things. The narrators voice is just a little intense and devoid of feeling and dulls the power of the text, but it's clear and I had no problem listening to it.

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  • Kenneth
    Bangor, United Kingdom
    14/10/13
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    "Superb - listened twice."
    Where does Mere Christianity rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Mere Christianity rates as one of the clearest convincing explanations for the Christian faith I have yet to read. I can see why it is a classic.


    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Charlton Siddo
    London, Essex United Kingdom
    18/06/14
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    "Really good read !!"
    What made the experience of listening to Mere Christianity the most enjoyable?

    I enjoyed the insight that C.S. Lewis has into the Christian life and is not afraid of using his intellect to get that across.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I like the way that C.S.Lewis always relates his faith to the real world.


    What does Geoffrey Howard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    The human voice narrating a story brings a new dimension to the storytelling process compared to if you just read the book.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Jesus, as relevant today as He was yesterday.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs
    LOUGHBOROUGH, United Kingdom
    5/02/14
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    "Help to understand"
    Where does Mere Christianity rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    As it is only my second book and the other was not good, this is the best I have heard.


    Any additional comments?

    This book helps Christians and non Christians to really look into why it makes sense to believe in God.The writer goes into real life things that can be used as proof of God. Great writing and delivered very well.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Daniel
    15/10/16
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    "Pure brilliance!"

    Truly covers everything, there's nothing CS Lewis can't explain and he does it all with logic and real world examples (and allot of metaphors)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mika
    13/10/16
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    "Classic"

    A book that every christian should read. C. S. Lewis is definitely one of the greatest christian thinkers of modern age.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Candida
    wallasey, United Kingdom
    19/05/16
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    "remarkable "

    this is a timeless collection it is challenging and at times intensely so. Lewis'imagiative explanation and explorations aee still relevant 70 years on

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • smithpaddy
    26/02/16
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    "beautiful insights"

    love cs Lewis. explains himself brilliantly and has wonderfully honest and insightful ideas. read it. Biblical truths as well.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cara
    27/01/16
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    "Brilliant"

    As inspirational and challenging as all of his books, C.S. Lewis cuts to the sometimes uncomfortably uncompromising crux of Christianity in its truest form

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Milad
    4/12/15
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    "A must read"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Mere Christianity to be better than the print version?

    I have listen to it whilst doing almost anything i.e. walking to catch the train.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Mere Christianity?

    The whole book is really good, however when Lewis gives examples they are even more memorable.


    Which character – as performed by Geoffrey Howard – was your favourite?

    This book is not character based.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I know that sounds a bit cheesy but most of the book is moving, however for the sake of the review, the example of god is like a father who is happy with his son's first faltering steps but will not be satisfied with anything less than strong strides when his son grows. God is easy to please and hard to satisfy.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is a must read for any Christian or anyone who wants to understand more of what Christianity is about. It is a bit old but does a great job.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Onlineshopper
    11/11/15
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    "Brilliant read !!"

    Very good read , after reading this book you will look at Christianity differently . Helps to understand trinity better!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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