Mere Christianity was the first CS Lewis book I read and it stretched my brain and my beliefs. That’s a good thing. Before Lewis explores the basic premises of the Christian faith, he writes an entire section of the book just about the existence of right and wrong in the world and how does this impact our belief in the existence of God. Deep stuff.
Sometimes it’s good for me to take my faith right down to the bare bones and ask myself “What do I believe?” That is the path CS Lewis takes his readers in this classic text. It’s tempting to bury myself in Christian novels and not dig into a book that makes me explore my beliefs. But I am seduced by the hunger to read something and think “I’ve never thought of it like that before.” or ” I don’t think that sounds right.”
CS Lewis always pushes me. I’m OK with that. Give Mere Christianity a try. Tell me what you think.