CSL Daily 6/7/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Morte Darthur” by Lewis was a book review of The Works of Sir Thomas Malory published on June 7, 1947 in The Times Literary Supplement.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It does one good to see the fine side of people we’ve always seen the worst of.”

Letter to Arthur Greeves 6/7/1930
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume I)

CSL Daily 5/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis wrote to Sister Penelope on May 28, 1945 stating that his book on Miracles was already finished (it came out May 12, 1947).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I quite agree with you about not using one’s job for propaganda: but once the pupil raises the question I think one has a free hand.”

Letter to Rhona Bodle 5/28/1949
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)

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)