CSL Daily 9/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe began being dramatized on the BBC in six weekly installments on September 18, 1959.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The value given to the testimony of any feeling must depend on our philosophy [belief system], not our whole philosophy on a feeling.”

Religion: Reality or Substitute?
(Published in September-October, 1941 issue of World Dominion)

CSL Daily 9/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The 20th letter from Screwtape was published in The Guardian on September 12, 1941. The main topic is sexual temptation.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

[Screwtape Boasts:]
“Our best weapon—the belief of ignorant humans, that there is no hope of getting rid of us except by yielding [to temptation].”

The Screwtape Letters – XX
(First published in The Guardian on 9/12/1941)

 

CSL Daily 8/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The 18th Screwtape letter first came out on August 29, 1941 in The Guardian before being published in The Screwtape Letters.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The whole philosophy of Hell rests on recognition of the axiom that one thing is not another thing, and, specially, that one self is not another self. My good is my good and your good is yours. What one gains another loses.”

The Screwtape Letters XVIII
(Published in The Guardian on 8/29/1941)

CSL Daily 8/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The fourth radio talk from Lewis‘s first broadcast series was given August 27, 1941; it was called “What Can We Do About It.” In Mere Christianity it is entitled “We Have Cause to be Uneasy.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Progress means getting nearer to the place where you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turning, then to go forward does not get you any nearer.”

4th BBC Broadcast
(Given on 8/27/1941; Then known as What Can We Do About It)

CSL Daily 8/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Trouble with ‘X'” is an essay by Lewis first published in the August, 1948 issue of Bristol Diocesan Gazette.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I find that I do not exist on my own, that I am under a law; that somebody or something wants me to behave in a certain way.”

3rd BBC Broadcast
(Given on 8/20/1941; Then known as Materialism or Religion)