Mere Christianity - Book III: Chapter 3 Social Morality Summary & Analysis

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Book III: Chapter 3 Social Morality Summary and Analysis

The Golden Rule begins this chapter, do as you would be done by, or in its more familiar form, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Lewis offers this as the quintessential Christian social morality. It is an old social morality, and rather than being exclusively Christian, it is a more generic reminder about how we should treat each other.

The politics of Christianity is then discussed, or more accurately, how Christian politicians should make laws and rule as Christians. Lewis does not try to define what political party would be Christian or what party a Christian politician should belong to.

He then attempts to imagine a fully Christian society. He has his doubts if anyone would like it. For one thing, the old laws against charging interest for...

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