Mere Christianity

The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them

The C. S. Lewis Classics As You've Never Seen Them
  • Jun 24, 2015
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This vital collection of nine works by one of the greatest Christian literary figures of the twentieth century is now beautifully repackaged with full-color illustrated covers, rendering each one a coveted and vibrant addition to any Lewis fan’s bookshelf. These eye-catching covers are also a welcomed invitation for new readers …

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The Christmas Challenge

  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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The Christmas season poses a heightened challenge to us: can we look beyond ourselves and into the divinity that has come down from heaven in the person of Jesus? Not that alone, but can we embrace the uncertainty that comes from total surrender?

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You Will Be Missed

  • Aug 01, 2014
  • Zach Kincaid
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Lewis talks quite a bit about suffering and loss. His earlier, more theologically driven The Problem of Pain and the wanderings of A Grief Observed, as he wrestles with the loss of his wife, each explore the gut of the faithful follower of Jesus, as do other works. Everyone suffers, but …

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C. S. Lewis’s Eternal Legacy

  • Jan 01, 2014
  • Charlie W. Starr
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Last November brought the 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis (as well as his 115th birthday) who passed on the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Numerous books have been released about Lewis this year, and half a dozen or more conferences have been held to celebrate …

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Mere Christianity: The 60th Anniversary Gift Edition

  • Oct 23, 2012
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From the publisher: Seventy years ago, C. S. Lewis gave the series of BBC radio lectures that would later become Mere Christianity—one of the most powerful cases ever made for the Christian faith. Now, sixty years after its original publication, we at HarperOne are proud to present a beautiful new …

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Anniversary of Lewis's First Broadcast Talk

  • Aug 11, 2012
  • William O'Flaherty
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If you lived in England in August of 1941, you would have had a front-row seat to a historic broadcast on the BBC. Beginning at 7:45 p.m. on August 6th, C.S. Lewis stepped up to the microphone for fifteen minutes and gave his first talk on the radio. “Right and …

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Lewis's Appealing Christianity

  • May 08, 2012
  • Will Vaus
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How appealing is Lewis’s conception of Christianity as he presents it here? Has it clarified any theological confusions you may have had, or changed your own beliefs about how to live as a Christian? Do you think Lewis’s ideas about virtue and morality can be valuable for non-Christians? The first …

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A Primer on Pride

  • May 04, 2012
  • David Naugle
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Why does Lewis see Pride as the greatest sin, “the utmost evil,” in comparison with which “unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that are mere fleabites”? (p. 110). How does he define Pride and its opposite, Humility? What effect does Pride have on one’s relation to other people, to oneself, …

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Hope Made Certain

  • May 02, 2012
  • Christopher Assenza
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In the chapter on Hope, Lewis makes fun of those who reject the Christian idea of Heaven because they don’t want to spend eternity playing harps. “The answer to such people,” he says, “is that if they cannot understand books written for grown-ups, they should not talk about them” (p. …

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