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Mere Christianity : a revised and amplified edition, with a new introduction, of the three books, Broadcast talks, Christian behaviour, and Beyond personality

Author: C S Lewis
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperCollins edView all editions and formats
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This volume discusses the essence of Christian faith and the doctrine of the Trinity. It is a discussion of Christian belief that rejects the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations. The author finds a common ground on which all Christians can stand together, and provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear a powerful, rational case for their faith.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis
ISBN: 0060652926 9780060652920 0060652888 9780060652883
OCLC Number: 45188999
Notes: Originally published: London : G. Bles, 1952.
Description: xx, 227 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: [Book I.] Right and wrong as a clue to the meaning of the universe --
The law of human nature --
Some objections --
The reality of the law --
What lies behind the law --
We have cause to be uneasy --
[Book II.] What Christians believe --
The rival conceptions of God --
The invasion --
The shocking alternative --
The perfect penitent --
The practical conclusion --
[Book III.]Christian behaviour --
The three parts of morality --
The "cardinal virtues" --
Social morality --
Morality and psychoanalysis --
Sexual morality --
Christian marriage --
Forgiveness --
The great sin --
Charity --
Hope --
Faith --
Faith (cont.) --
[Book IV.] Beyond personality: or first steps in the doctrine of the trinity --
Making and begetting --
The three-personal God --
Time and beyond time --
Good infection --
The obstinate toy soldiers --
Two notes --
Let's pretend --
Is Christianity hard or easy? --
Counting the cost --
Nice people or new men --
The new men.
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis.
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This volume discusses the essence of Christian faith and the doctrine of the Trinity. It is a discussion of Christian belief that rejects the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations. The author finds a common ground on which all Christians can stand together, and provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear a powerful, rational case for their faith.

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