CSL Daily 02/16/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Screwtape Letters was published in the U.S. on February 16, 1943, but was released in the UK in Feb. 1942.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out.”

The Screwtape Letters
(Released in the U.S. on 2/16/1943)

Q02-16 (Keeping Things OUT)

CSL Daily 9/04/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On September 4, 1943 “My First School” was printed in Time and Tide as “Notes on the Way.” Reprinted in Present Concerns.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Only children quarrel about whether pancakes are nice or nasty, but grown men quarrel about whether an act is right or wrong.”

Answers to Listeners’ Questions transcript
(BBC Broadcast from 9/3/1941 known as “Some Objections” in Broadcast Talks)

CSL Daily 8/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Equality” is a shorter work by Lewis published August 27, 1943 in The Spectator.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Friends are not primarily absorbed in each other. It is when we are doing things together that friendship springs up – painting, sailing ships, praying, philosophizing, fighting shoulder to shoulder. Friends look in the same direction. Lovers look at each other: that is, in opposite directions.”

Equality
(Published in The Spectator on 8/27/1943)

 

CSL Daily 8/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Voyage to Venus by Lewis was published on August 14, 1953. It is the same book as Perelandra from 1943.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We must use the talent we have, not the talents we haven’t.”

Letter to Cynthia Donnelly 8/14/1954
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 7/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Epitaph” is a poem published on July 30, 1948 in The Spectator. Revised and re-titled as “Epigrams and Epitaphs” in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We really don’t know much about loving until we’re in touch with love Himself.”

The Anvil
(BBC Radio Broadcast aired 7/22/1943)