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)

CSL Daily 2/8/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The fourth talk from the second BBC series was given on February 8, 1942. It’s now know as “The Perfect Penitent.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The central Christian belief is that Christ’s death has somehow put us right with God and given us a fresh start.”

The Perfect Penitent
(Given as a talk on the BBC on 2/8/1942)

Q02-08 (Central Christian Belief)

CSL Daily 2/6/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Magician’s Nephew  took Lewis the longest to write of all the Narnia books  (almost 5 years, from ’49 to ’54).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.”

The Shocking Alternative
(Given as a talk on the BBC on 2/1/1942)

Q02-06 (Free Will)