Over 2.5 million copies sold!
"We must commit ourselves, heart and mind, soul and will, personally and unreservedly, to Jesus Christ. We must humble ourselves before him. We must trust him as our Savior and submit to him as our
Lord; and then go on to take our place as loyal members of the church and responsible citizens in the community. This is basic Christianity, the theme of this book."
With these words, world-renowned preacher John Stott embarks on a compelling study that first defends the basic claims of Christianity and then defines the proper outworkings of those main beliefs in the daily lives of believers. Here is a sound, sensible guide for all who are seeking an intellectually satisfying presentation of the Christian faith.
Named one of the Top 100 Books of the Millennium by World
magazine and listed among Christianity Today
's Top 100 Books of the 20th Century, Basic Christianity
has impacted countless readers worldwide over the past fifty years. This special new edition continues the Stott legacy.
- A best-selling modern Christian classic
- Intellectually satisfying presentation of Christian beliefs
- Language updated and made gender inclusive
- Includes helpful Study Questions for group discussion
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
World Magazine, One of the top 100 books of the Millennium (1999)
Christianity Today, Top 100 Books of the 20th Century (2000)
Anne Graham Lotz
"Anything John Stott says is worth listening to. Anything he writes is worth reading. Basic Christianity is not only a classic must-read for every believer; it is truly a blessing preserved on the written page for the enrichment of this generation and those to come."
"John Stott's books have helped millions around the world to a better understanding of the Christian faith. I, for one, am extremely grateful for the way in which he explains complex and difficult issues with great clarity, insight, and wisdom. Basic Christianity has become a classic of our time.""
J. I. Packer
"John Stott's disarming introduction to personal faith is a modern classic. Long life to it!"
"We cannot praise this little book sufficiently; we crave for it the widest circulation."
The Reformed Review
"A trustworthy book on the most important subject in human life."
"A brief, well-written, clear presentation of the fundamental teachings of the bible regarding Christian belief and life."
Theology News and Notes
"Its insights are valuable and highly recommended for all."
Baptist Sunday School Board
"A sound, sensible guide for those who are seeking a more intellectually satisfying presentation of the Christian faith."