Mere Christianity: Special Centenary Edition

9780006280873: Mere Christianity: Special Centenary Edition

An estimated five million copies of Mere Christianity are in print worldwide. Now this treasured book in any Christian’s library is available as a special hardback edition, published to mark the centenary of C. S. Lewis’s birth.

‘Mere Christianity has become one of the great classics of the twentieth century. Here C. S. Lewis vigorously speaks out for great common faith which unites all Christians, a faith which is immediate and unavoidable.’
From the foreword by Walter Hooper

To celebrate one hundred years since the birth of C. S. Lewis, Harper Collins is proud to publish a special hardback edition of this abiding classic. For devotees of Lewis, or first time readers, as a treasured prize or a special gift, here is a delightful book for the widest possible audience.

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In 1943, when hope and the moral fabric of society in Britain were threatened by the relentless inhumanity of global war, an Oxford don was invited to give a series of radio lectures addressing the central issues of Christianity. Over half a century after the original lectures, the topic retains its urgency. Expanded into book form, Mere Christianity never flinches as it sets out a rational basis for Christianity and builds an edifice of compassionate morality atop this foundation. As Mr Lewis clearly demonstrates, Christianity is not a religion of flitting angels and blind faith, but of free will, an innate sense of justice and the grace of God.


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

‘Lewis seeks in Mere Christianity to help 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, to hear messages of hope from the other side.’ Kathleen Norris

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Lewis, C. S.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (1998)
ISBN 10: 0006280870 ISBN 13: 9780006280873
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