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)

CSL Daily 4/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Christian Behaviour was first published on April 19, 1943. It is better known for being Book 3 of Mere Christianity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Hope…a continual looking forward to the eternal world is not (as some modern people think) a form of escapism or wishful thinking, but one of the things a Christian is meant to do.”

Christian Behaviour 
(Published 4/19/1943)

Q04-19 - (Looking Forward)

CSL Daily 3/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 25, 1987 the US edition of Present Concerns, a collection of eighteen essays, became available.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Symbolism exists precisely for the purpose of conveying to the imagination what the intellect is not ready for.”

Letter to Sister Penelope CSMV on 3/25/1943
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)

Q03-25 (Symbolism Exists)

CSL Daily 3/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Three Kinds of Men is a short essay by Lewis that was published in The Sunday Times on March 21, 1943.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The price of Christ is something, in a way, much easier than moral effort – it is to want Him.”

Three Kinds of Men
(Published in The Sunday Times 3/21/43)

Q03-22 (Price of Christ)