C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity
A pretty extensive overview, not only of the book Mere Christianity, but of C.S. Lewis's life. A biographical timeline on pages 4-9 sets up a strong context for the man's life events and their coincidence with his various publications. This reader certainly walked away with a keener understanding of this much beloved author and the world/culture with which he was engaged.
The footnotes were every bit as concise as the individual chapter summaries, and offer a depth and background to Lewis's infl ...more
I actually picked this up by accident, thinking it was the unabridged version, but when I discovered my mistake and was easily able to pick up the unabridged book as well, I thought "Why not read through the two together and see how well they did making a concise version?" They actually did pretty well! I would still suggest reading the unabridged version first, but if a group were doing a book study, this would be a great...more
Lewis wrote Mere Christianity (formerly a radio series he did) to unearth the central components of Christianity. He had friends / officials f ...more