CSL Daily 11/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce II” was published on Nov. 17, 1944 in The Guardian. It later became part of chapter two of The Great Divorce.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

[About the grey town:] “That’s one of the disappointments. I thought you’d meet interesting historical characters. But you don’t: they’re too far away.”

“Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce II”
(First published in The Guardian on 11/17/1944)

CSL Daily 11/06/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Is Theology Poetry?” was a paper read by Lewis to the Socratic Club on Nov. 6, 1944.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We are taught from childhood to notice how the perfect oak grows from the acorn and to forget that the acorn itself was dropped by a perfect oak.”

Is Theology Poetry?
(Talk given on 11/6/1944 to Socratic Club)

CSL Daily 10/09/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Beyond Personality: The Christian Idea of God was published on Oct. 9, 1944; from the final series of talks on the BBC.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world.”

Nice People or New Men
(Chapter 10 of Beyond Personality; published 10/9/1944)

CSL Daily 10/06/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Horrid Red Things” was published on Oct. 6, 1944 in Church of England Newspaper. It was adapted in the book Miracles.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There is thus a distinction not only between thought and imagination in general, but even between thought and those images which the thinker (falsely) believes to be true.”

Horrid Red Things
(Published in Church of England Newspaper on 10/6/1944)

CSL Daily 10/04/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Morality and Psychoanalysis” is the title of what was originally the third talk given on Oct. 4, 1942 from Lewis’s third BBC series.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“When a man makes a moral choice two things are involved. One is the act of choosing. The other is the various feelings, impulses and so on which his psychological outfit presents him with, and which are the raw material of his choice.”

Morality and Psychoanalysis
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/4/1942; Chapter four from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)