CSL Daily 3/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 7, 1945 Lewis wrote a letter to Mr. McClain turning down an offer for a speaking tour in America.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Friendship is unnecessary…it has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

The Four Loves 
(Published on 3/28/1960)

Q03-30 - (Friendship Unnecessary)

CSL Daily 3/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 11, 1936 Lewis wrote to Charles Williams for the first time; it become the start of a close friendship.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XVII
(Published in The Guardian on 3/2/1945)

Q03-11 (Only God Good)

CSL Daily 3/9/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

18th installment of the eventual book The Great Divorce was published in The Guardian on March 9, 1945. It was the first half of Ch. 12.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is no use to say `Lord, Lord’, if we do not do what Christ tells us.”

Mr C. S. Lewis on Christianity
(published in The Listener 3/9/44)

Q03-09 (Lord Lord)

CSL Daily 2/21/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On February 21, 1945 “Who Was Right—Dream Lecturer or Real Lecturer?” was published in The Coventry Evening Telegraph.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Is it not equally reasonable to look outside Nature for the real Originator of the natural order?”

Who Was Right—Dream Lecturer or Real Lecturer?
(First published on 2/21/1945 in The Coventry Evening Telegraph, it was reprinted as Two Lectures in God in the Dock)

Q02-21 (Look Outside Nature)

CSL Daily 2/10/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The World’s Last Night collection of essays book was first published on February 10, 1960. Lewis also gave a talk now known as “Membership” today in 1945.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We are forbidden to neglect the assembling of ourselves together.”

Membership
(Talk given on 2/10/1945; now found in The Weight of Glory)

Q02-10 (Forbidden to Neglect)