CSL Daily 4/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Christian Behaviour was first published on April 19, 1943. It is better known for being Book 3 of Mere Christianity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Hope…a continual looking forward to the eternal world is not (as some modern people think) a form of escapism or wishful thinking, but one of the things a Christian is meant to do.”

Christian Behaviour 
(Published 4/19/1943)

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CSL Daily 11/08

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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 10/29

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FACT OF THE DAY:

On this date (Oct. 29) in 1935 Oxford University Press agreed to publish The Allegory of Love. It became  Lewis’s first academic title.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Nearly all those evils in the world which people put down to greed or selfishness are really far more the result of Pride.”

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

CSL Daily 10/28

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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

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FACT OF THE DAY:

Poems is a book collecting nearly all of Lewis’s shorter poems that was released on this date (Oct. 26) in 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)