CSL Daily 9/21/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Sermon and the Lunch” was first published on September 21, 1945 in Church of England Newspaper. It’s now in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The greed to be loved is a fearful thing. Some of those who say (and almost with pride) that they live only for love come, at last, to live in incessant resentment.”

The Sermon and the Lunch
(Published 9/21/1945 in Church of England Newspaper)

CSL Daily 9/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Adam Unparadised” is a poem first published on September 14, 1949 in Punch as “A Footnote to Pre-History.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The educated man habitually, almost without noticing it, sees the present as something that grows out of a long perspective of centuries.”

“God in the Dock”
(First published as “Difficulties in Presenting the Christian Faith to Modern Unbelievers” in September 1948 issue of Lumen Vitae)

CSL Daily 9/01/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“God in the Dock” was published as “Difficulties in Presenting the Christian Faith to Modern Unbelievers” in September ’48 in Lumen Vitae.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The ancient man approached God (or even the gods) as the accused person approaches his judge. For the modern man the roles are reversed. He is the judge: God is in the dock.”

Difficulties in Presenting the Christian Faith to Modern Unbelievers
(Published in September 1948 issue of Lumen Vitae)

CSL Daily 8/05/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Invocation of Saints” is a letter published on August 5, 1949 in Church Times and is now in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

[Screwtape advises:] “You must therefore conceal from the patient the true end of Humility. Let him think of it not as self-forgetfulness but as a certain kind of opinion (namely, a low opinion) of his own talents and character.”

The Screwtape Letters XIV
(Published in The Guardian on 8/1/1941)

CSL Daily 7/20/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Willing Slaves of the Welfare State was published July 20, 1958 in The Observer. It was part of series on Is Progress Possible?

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Progress, for me, means increasing goodness and happiness of individual lives. For the species, as for each man, mere longevity seems to me a contemptible ideal.”

Willing Slaves of the Welfare State (Published in The Observer on 7/20/1958)