CSL Daily 8/18/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Solomon,” a poem by Lewis was published in the August 14, 1946 issue of Punch.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I think God wants us to love Him more, not to love creatures (even animals) less.”

Letter to Mary Willis Shelburne on 8/18/1956
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 8/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

A second edition of The Abolition of Man was published by Geoffrey Bles on August 12, 1946.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful. But an open mind about ultimate foundations either of Theoretical or Practical Reason is idiocy. If a man’s mind is open on these things, let his mouth at least be shut.”

The Abolition of Man
(2nd Edition Published 8/12/1946)

 

CSL Daily 6/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from the University of St. Andrews on June 28, 1946.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Think of yourself just as a seed patiently wintering in the earth; waiting to come up a flower in the Gardener’s good time, up into the real world, the real waking.”

Letter to Mary Willis Shelburne 6/28/1963
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 5/20/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis spoke on “Religion without Dogma?” on May 20, 1946 before the Oxford Socratic Club. An updated version is in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“[The] scientific method merely shows…that if miracles did occur, science, as science, could not prove, or disprove, their occurrence.”

Religion without Dogma?
(Talk given on 5/20/1946)

Q05-20 - (Prove or Disprove Miracles)

CSL Daily 3/31/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis preached “Miserable Offenders: An Interpretation of Prayer Book Language” at his parish church, Evensong, on March 31, 1946.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Those who do not think about their own sins make up for it by thinking incessantly about the sins of others.”

Miserable Offenders: An Interpretation of Prayer Book Language
(Sermon Preached 3/31/1946)

Q03-31 - (Sins of Others)