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Bookclub and More reads: 'Mere Christianity' by CS Lewis


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31 August 2019, 10:30am to 12:30pm


At our last bookclub meeting, we voted on the last two books for 2019. So the next one is ‘Mere Christianity’ by C S Lewis.

We will be meeting from 10:30am -12.30pm at Mug Head Coffee Shop in New Cross. If you haven’t been before, do come and join us. We are a friendly bunch and there is some great food and drinks available for purchase.

About the Book

‘Mere Christianity’ is a classic apologetics book which was first published in 1952. The book is based on a series of BBC radio talks on the fundamentals of Christian faith. The talks were on radio between 1941 and 1944. ‘Mere Christianity’ brings together three separate books :The Case for Christianity (1943), Christian Behaviour (1943), and Beyond Personality (1945), which explore foundation of the faith.

Background to the Author

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a writer, broadcaster, academic and theologian. During his lifetime, CS Lewis wrote over 30 books exploring Christian themes, children’s books and fiction. He is perhaps best well know for the book ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ which has been adapted for screen.

The book is available online or bookstores. As a guide, Amazon retails the paperback from £6.31, hardcover £12.99 or £4.99 on Kindle.

The book is available on Amazon and the link is here:


Proverbs 27:17 reminds us that ‘As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another’ (NIV translation)


Mughead Coffee Shop 359 New Cross Road SE14 6AT

Nearest over ground/stations

New Cross Station (4 minute walk)

New Cross Gate Station (4 minute walk)

Bus stop is (Marquis of Granby Goldsmiths (Stop X) is opposite the Coffee Shop

Buses that stop nearby: 21,53,172,321,453

To plan your journey please use: https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

Book club meeting is roughly in this format

10.30: Arrive/buy drinks

10.45: Introductions

11:00: Discussion

12:15: Next bookclub date

12:30: Finish/hang around for chat

Please note the following

·  There is £2 rsvp fee for attending A small fee also helps the organisers to have a better idea of how many members will be coming so that we can prepare accordingly. There is a booking fee for using Eventbrite (68p)

·  The maximum number of people who can attend this meet up is 8 members

·  There is no refund for rsvping and if you can no longer make it, you can arrange with someone else to attend and they can pay you. We will only offer a refund if the meetup is cancelled or the venue is not available and we cannot find an alternative venue.

·  As we are meeting in Mughead Coffee Shop (New Cross Road SE14 6AT), please do not consume drinks or food purchased from other outlets at the venue.

·  To find us, please look at for a Bookclub & More logo on a table. 

About Bookclub and More

The aim of Bookclub and More is to meet with other people who like to read and talk about books. It is hoped that through this, members will share, grow, widen their knowledge and along the way hopefully make some new friends too!

We read Christian and Inspirational books both fiction and non-fiction. The aim is to meet 6 times a year for a book discussion. Generally, we try to meet every other month in an independent coffee shop. Plus there is an annual dinner in November. The annual dinner is a social where we meet and talk and books and more.

If you would like more information, check out our social media channels:

Instagram page (Bookclubandmore)


Facebook (Bookclub & More).

Information correct as of July 21, 2019 00:31

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