his is C.S. Lewis’ revered author’s spiritual memoir, in which he recounts the story of his divine journey and eventual conversion to Christianity. Self-described as “the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England”, Lewis recounts his lifelong search for joy and joy’s role in guiding him to find God.
Book Tag: difficult read
This book (paper) addresses a simple question that both scholars and Average Joes find themselves asking at some point. The answer has divided believers, created denominations, and confused Christians for centuries. The work finds it origins in the author’s early discipleship journey as he asked, “How can I be saved and still live like I haven’t?”
In Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis aims to prove to the sensible skeptic that God does exist and that He sent His son Jesus Christ to redeem the world. The book begins with a logical proof for the Christian God and then transitions into a discussion of the common ground upon which all of those of the Christian faith stand together. Readers at all stages of belief will find that Mere Christianity provides an approachable path to discovering a powerful, rational case for the Christian faith.
This is an age-old, short text that speaks of the strategies of warfare from an outstanding Chinese General, Sun Tzu. Long applied to secular business and leadership, it is also astounding when applied to spiritual warfare and conquering the world for good. This is a difficult read which best read in Discipleship Three or beyond. It requires the skill of indirectly connecting Biblical truths.