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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, Mere Christianity has sold millions of copies worldwide.

The book brings together C. S. Lewis's legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, Mere Christianity provides an unequalled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to absorb a powerful, rational case for the Christian faith.

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"I read Lewis for comfort and pleasure many years ago, and a glance into the books revives my old admiration." John Updike

About the Author

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over one hundred million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

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James Stamper, August 12, 2012 (view all comments by James Stamper)
In the subtitle, the first word is "comprising", not "compromising." As in "this volume is comprised of three of C.S. Lewis' theological works." By "Mere Christianity", Lewis means "essential" or "bare bones" Christianity. In other words, the core set of beliefs that all Christians share.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780684823782
Subtitle:
(comprising The case for Christianity, Christian behaviour, and Beyond personality )
Author:
Lewis, C S
Publisher:
Touchstone Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
General
Subject:
Inspirational
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Theology - General
Subject:
Theology, doctrinal
Subject:
Christian ethics
Subject:
Inspirational and devotional works
Subject:
Theology - Apologetics
Subject:
Apologetics
Subject:
Christian ethics -- Anglican authors.
Subject:
Christianity - Literature
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Apologetics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
1st Touchstone Book ed.
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
191 p.
Dimensions:
8.49x5.53x.61 in. .41 lbs.

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