CSL Daily 9/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Blimpophobia” is an article written by Lewis that was published on September 9, 1944 in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The scratches on your back, tear for tear, throb for throb, blood for blood, were equal to the stripes laid on the back of your stepmother’s slave because of the drugged sleep you cast upon her. You needed to know what it felt like.”

The Horse and His Boy
(Published 9/6/54)

CSL Daily 7/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The lighthearted essay “A Dream” was first published on July 28, 1944 in The Spectator. It’s available in Present Concerns.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“In my waking hours I would never [approve some actions]. But the dreaming mind is regrettably immoral.”

A Dream
(Published in The Spectator on 7/28/1945)

CSL Daily 6/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

An expanded version of “Bulverism” by Lewis was printed in the June, 1944 issue of The Socratic Digest.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“…Good images of what we really desire…the scent of a flower we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard, news from a country we have never yet visited.”

The Weight of Glory
(Sermon preached on 6/8/1941)

CSL Daily 5/29/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Transposition is a sermon Lewis preached on May, 28, 1944 at the chapel of Mansfield College. The text is in The Weight of Glory.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“[God] made His own plan or plot of history such that it admits a certain amount of free play and can be modified in response to our prayers.”

Work and Prayer
(Published in The Coventry Evening Telegraph on 5/28/1945)

CSL Daily 4/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis gave a talk on April 30, 1953 at the Socratic Club on “Faith and Evidence.” It was later published as “On Obstinacy in Belief.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The demand for equality has two sources; one of them is among the noblest, the other is the basest, of human emotions. The noble source is the desire for fair play. But the other source is the hatred of superiority.”

Democratic Education
(First published in the Notes on the Way column on 4/29/1944 in Time and Tide)

Q04-30 - (Demand for Equality)