CSL Daily 7/23/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

While two dozen poems by Lewis were published in Punch, “Revival or Decay?” is the only non-fiction work published there.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“All sorts of things will make a man brave for the time being. Alcohol, ignorance of the danger, anger, self-respect, human loyalty, and love of God. But they’re not all equally good sources.”

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

CSL Daily 7/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis was a guest on “The Anvil” that was aired July 22, 1943. This BBC radio program was recorded on the 19th. His comments were printed in 1981 special edition of Mere Christianity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If you will go to God just as you are, fully admitting that you care about Him very little, and put yourself in His hand, if you’re even ready to be made to care and leave Him to work, He’ll do the rest.”

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

CSL Daily 7/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On July 19, 1943 “The Anvil” (a BBC radio program) recorded its show with Lewis as one of the guests.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The safest road to Hell is the gradual one—the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.”

The Screwtape Letters XII
(Published in The Guardian on 7/18/1941)

CSL Daily 4/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Personal Heresy, published April 27, 1939 is the only book by Lewis with a co-author (Professor E.M.W. Tillyard).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“One never can see, or not till long afterwards, why any one was selected for any job. And when one does, it is usually some reason that leaves no room for vanity.”

Perelandra
(Published 4/20/1943)

Q04-27 - (No Room Vanity)

CSL Daily 4/20/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On April 20, 1942 is when Perelandra was published. It tells of adventures on Venus.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Every joy is beyond all others. The fruit we are eating is always the best fruit of all.”

Perelandra
(Published 4/20/1943)

Q04-20 - (Best Fruit)