CSL Daily 11/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’ first ever essay was published in November, 1912 in Cherbourg School Magazine and called “The Expedition to Holly Bush Hill.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“‘Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling’— which looks as if everything depended on us and our good actions: but the second half goes on, ‘For it is God who worketh in you’— which looks as if God did everything and we nothing.”

Faith (Given as a talk on the BBC on November 8, 1942 and later published as chapter 12 in Christian Behavior)

CSL Daily 11/08/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Faith” is the chapter title of what was the 8th and final BBC talk from Lewis’s third series that became the book Christian Behaviour (where it is chapter 12).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There are a great many things [in Christianity] that cannot be understood until after you have gone a certain distance along the Christian road.”

Faith
(Given as a talk on the BBC on November 8, 1942 and later published as chapter 12 in Christian Behavior)

 

CSL Daily 11/01/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Faith” is the topic of what was the 7th BBC talk from Lewis’s third series that was heard on the radio on Nov. 1, 1942.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Faith, in the sense in which I am using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.”

Faith
(Given as a talk on November 1, 1942 and later published as chapter 11 in Christian Behavior)

CSL Daily 10/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Talking about Bicycles,” one of Lewis’s shorter works was published in the October, 1946 issue of Resistance.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.”

The Great Sin
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/25/1942; Chapter Eight from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)

CSL Daily 10/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Poems is a book collecting nearly all of Lewis’s shorter poems that was released on Oct. 26, 1964.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.”

Forgiveness
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/18/1942; Chapter Seven from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)