CSL Daily 4/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Grand Miracle,” preached earlier this month in 1945 was printed in the April 27, 1945 issue of The Guardian.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If I remember rightly, St. Augustine raised a question about the theological position of satyrs, monopods, and other semi-human creatures. He decided it could wait till we knew there were any.”

Religion and RocketryQ04-25 - (Semi-human Creatures)
(Published as “Will We Lose God in Outer Space” in the April, 1958 issue of Christian Herald)

 

CSL Daily 4/21/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Interim Report” published in The Cambridge Review on April 21, 1956 presented Lewis’s comparison of Oxford and Cambridge.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“No creature that deserved Redemption would need to be redeemed. They that are whole need not the physician. Christ died for men precisely because men are not worth dying for; to make them worth it.”

Religion and Rocketry
(Published as “Will We Lose God in Outer Space” in the April, 1958 issue of Christian Herald)

 Q04-21 - (Deserved Redemption)

CSL Daily 4/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Will We Lose God in Outer Space? was published in the April 1958 issue of Christian Herald; it’s now known as “Religion and Rocketry,” and best found in The World’s Last Night.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The voice of God indeed daily calls to us; calls to the world to abandon sins and seek the Kingdom of God wholeheartedly. O that we may all hear the call of the Father and, sometime, at last be converted to the Lord.”

Letter to Don Giovanni Calabria on 4/17/1949
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)

Q04-17 - (Voice of God)

CSL Daily 4/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“A Note on Comus” and “Genius and Genius” was published in The Review of English Studies in April in 1932 and 1936 respectively.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“But let us thank God that we are still very far from travel to other worlds. I have wondered before now whether the vast astronomical distances may not be God’s quarantine precautions. They prevent the spiritual infection of a fallen species from spreading.”

Religion and Rocketry (initially titled Will We Lose God in Outer Space)
(Published in Christian Herald in April 1958 issue)

Q04-14 - (God's Quarantine)

CSL Daily 1/20/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Ministering Angels” is a short story by Lewis first published in the January, 1958 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present to us: it is the very sign of His presence.”

Letter to Mary Neylan
(from Collected Letters, Volume 2 on 1/20/1942)

Q01-20 (God Most Present)