June 11, 2015

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

This is ONE of the BEST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ.
I wish it were part of the school curriculum of mandatory books you read in high school because Lewis addresses many common questions people have when wrestling with belief in God and the core teachings of Christianity.

If you have not yet read this book, put down what you’re reading and start this one. It will knock your socks off. I have read this book several times, and it continues to provide insight and draw me closer to my faith. Lewis puts aside the areas of debate within Christian denominations and reminds us of the similarities of what we all hold true. His style is logical, and he uses reason to arrive at belief in God – he confesses that he was once an atheist.

This book comes from his radio talks in the 1940s that have been adapted for print. There is no doubt that Lewis is brilliant and has a gift for expressing his thoughts and questions clearly. Lewis puts into words what many of us have felt or thought, yet we have struggled to articulate ourselves. Lewis’ conclusions make sense and are helpful for both someone searching for answers, and the devout person of faith. Treat yourself to an amazing book and read this timeless classic! You’ll thank me for it.

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