CSL Daily 4/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem?” is the Annual Shakespeare Lecture Lewis gave on April 22, 1942 for the British Academy in London.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.”

Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem?
(Lecture given  on April 22, 1942 for the British Academy in London)

Q04-22 - (Wise Circle)

CSL Daily 4/07/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Another edition (a paperback) of A Grief Observed was published on April 7, 1966. It was first published in 1961.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I gave these talks, not because I am anyone in particular, but because I was asked to do so.”

Preface to Broadcast Talks (Written on 4/6/1942)

Q04-07 - (Gave These Talks)

CSL Daily 2/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Cosmic Trilogy (a collection of all three Sci-Fi books by Lewis) was released in February, 1990.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The Christian…does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”

The Practical Conclusion
(BBC talk given on 2/15/1942)

Q02-17 (Because He Loves Us)

CSL Daily 2/15/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The final radio talk from the second BBC series was given on February 15, 1942. It is now known as “The Practical Conclusion.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We have to take reality as it comes to us: there is no good jabbering about what it ought to be like or what we should have expected it to be like.”

The Practical Conclusion
(BBC talk given on 2/15/1942)

Q02-15 (Reality As It Comest)

CSL Daily 2/9/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Screwtape Letters (book) was first published in the UK on this date (2/9) in 1942.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them.”

Preface to The Screwtape Letters
(Published 2/9/1942)

Q02-09 (Two Opposite Errors)