CSL Daily 7/15/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“It All Began with a Picture” was an essay published in Radio Times on July 15, 1960. It tells 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 7/2/17

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“All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.”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

CSL Daily 7/1/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis wrote a letter to the editor on July 1, 1949 to Church Times. It’s in God in the Dock as “The Church’s Liturgy.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“When natural things look most divine, the demoniac is just round the corner.”

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

CSL Daily 6/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s book review of “The Allegory of the ‘Faerie Queen'” was published in the June 11, 1960 issue of The Cambridge Review.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We should mind humiliation less if [we] were humbler.”

Letters to An American Lady
(Published in the UK June, 1969; letter written March 31, 1954)

CSL Daily 5/18/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s mother, Florence Augusta Hamilton, was born on May 18, 1862. She went by “Flora.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“A country clergyman wrote to the editor (of The Guardian), withdrawing his subscription on the ground that ‘much of the advice given in these letters seemed to him not only erroneous but positively diabolical.'”

Preface to the Second Edition of The Screwtape Letters
(Written on 5/18/1960)

Q05-18 - (Screwtape Advice Diabolical)