For a long time I've been what my friends jokingly call a "recovering Catholic", but lately, I've been looking for critical thinking around Christianity. This is an incredible resource to open the mind to ideas I'd grown up with, but not fully understood--or at least had taken the time to think through. An excellent book for those who are thinking of their faith. A short course in theology.
I am not a christian, but I do find myself wondering about religion. The main reason I have not yet been a religious man is that I am a scientist and an incredible sceptic. This book is christianity explained for the scientific and sceptically mind.
The conversational tone of the reader augments the style of C. S. Lewis' sometimes dry writing and forms a amazing reading of a work that is timeless.
This is a book that has been on my shelf for years and I have never been motivated to get through it. However, this particular book works extremely well in the audio format. After a slightly slow start, I found myself enthralled and listened for many hours straight. It is also a book that I plan to listen to again and again over the years so it was an excellent use of a book credit. C.S. Lewis presents a very logical and detailed analysis of the existence of God and validity of Christianity. I highly recommend the book to anyone searching for the truth as well as to those of us who can grow from a well reasoned argument for faith in God and Christ.
The most inspiring detailed and logical book on Christianity I've ever had the pleasure to read/listen to. The narrator is pleasent to listen to. A++++
Geoffrey Howard does an excellent job reading this great work by CS Lewis. He has a very pleasant sounding British accent not harsh like some. Mere Christianity is a must read for anyone.
Absolutely. I plan to listen to this again.
Their are other apologetics books that have similar ideas, but I found that C.S. Lewis stated added some unique perspective. As a former atheist who came to faith in Christ, he offers some very interesting thoughts.
I not only enjoyed the content of the book itself, but I felt the performance was one of the best I have heard through audible. I would gladly listen to this performer again.
Mere Christianity is written in a way to be informative about the subject of Christianity to not only the new Christian, but also to one who has earned a master's degree in Theology.
He gives you something to think about. my only issue is that the reader says "chapter 11" and the screen reads "chapter 19". This was an issue the entire book. It makes it very difficult to go back and find anything.