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++++
This is a very popular book, and the audiobook is just what you'd expect. Not an extraordinarily captivating performance by the narrator, but you wouldn't expect one. Very important, valuable material is presented- a unique perspective on Christianity from C.S. Lewis that has no-doubt changed many people, and that is what you'd expect. I am glad to have listened to this audiobook. In fact, I own the paperback and could never get through it- but when it's read to you it feels restored to the original intention of a radio program. Worth the credit.
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.
Love to read but these old eyes need a break now and then, so I am trying Audible. I can read faster though...
Thoughtful and well organized without interjecting the how's and without the objections compairing one form of the Christian forms of worship against another.
The clear focus on Jesus only throughout the whole book.
This the first listen for me and I enjoyed his performance immensely.
So much information and so profoundly presented. I feel I was greatly inspired and joyfully so.
This book is an absolute must read for any Christian looking to reaffirm and clarify their own faith or any non-Christian looking to understand the Christian faith