CSL Daily 5/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

What the Bird Said Early in the Year is a revised poem first published on May 19, 1938 as Chanson D’Aventure in The Oxford Magazine.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“A new Nature is being not merely made but made out of an old one. We live amid all the anomalies, inconveniences, hopes, and excitements of a house that is being rebuilt.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

Q05-19 - (New Nature from Old)

CSL Daily 5/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On May 14, 1936 Lewis had Sonnet  published in The Oxford Magazine under the name of Nat Whilk. It is available in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is probable that Nature is not really in Time and almost certain that God is not. Time is probably (like perspective) the mode of our perception.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

 Q05-14 - (Nature - Not in Time)

CSL Daily 5/13/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Adam at Night is a poem published in Punch on May 11, 1949 then revised and re-titled as The Adam at Night in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Christianity…is precisely the story of a great Miracle. A naturalistic Christianity leaves out all that is specifically Christian.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

Q05-13 - (Great Miracle)

CSL Daily 5/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The first edition of Miracles: A Preliminary Study was published on May, 12, 1947 (a second edition came out in 1960).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“What we learn from experience depends on the kind of philosophy we bring to experience.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

Q05-12 - (Bring to Experience)

CSL Daily 4/09/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On April 9, 1941 Lewis gave his first Royal Air Force (RAF) talk at RAF Abingdon, Berkshire, England.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Those who stand outside all judgements of value cannot have any ground for preferring one of their own impulses to another except the emotional strength of that impulse.”

The Abolition of Man
(Published 4/8/1947 as the first U.S. edition)

Q04-09 - (Outside All Judgements)