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)

CSL Daily 9/9

q9-09

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s Studies in Words is a title that was published today (Sept. 9) in 1960 by Cambridge University Press.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Language exists to communicate whatever it can communicate. Some things it communicates so badly that we never attempt to communicate them by words if any other medium is available.”

Studies in Words
(Published 9/9/1960)

CSL Daily 7/27

Q7-27

FACT OF THE DAY:

The first US edition of The Four Loves was published today (7/27) in 1960.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We find thus by experience that there is no good applying to Heaven for earthly comfort. Heaven can give heavenly comfort; no other kind.”

The Four Loves
(U.S. edition Published on 7/27/1960)

CSL Daily 7/15

Q7-15

FACT OF THE DAY:

“It All Began with a Picture” was an essay published in Radio Times today (7/15) in 1960 telling how Lewis got the idea for Narnia

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“All my seven Narnian books, and my three science fiction books, began with seeing pictures in my head.”

It All Began with a Picture
(Published in Radio Times on 7/15/1960)

CSL Daily 7/2

Q7-02

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Expedition to Holly Bush Hill was published in the July 1913 issue of Cherbourg School Magazine; a difference Lewis essay from 1912.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.”

The Four Loves
(U.S. edition first published 7/27/1960)