CSL Daily 12/10/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On December 1, 1956 Lewis had “Behind the Scenes” published in Time and Tide. It is reprinted in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If it is true that all our enjoyment of the images, without remainder, can be explained in terms of infantile sexuality, then, I confess, our literary judgements are in ruins. But I do not believe it is true.”

Psycho-Analysis and Literary Criticism
(Published in Selected Literary Essays; released on 12/4/1969)

CSL Daily 11/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics was released on Nov. 30, 1970 in the US. It was edited by Walter Hooper.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable: think of it as a place of training and correction and it’s not so bad.”

Answers to Questions on Christianity
(Published in God in the Dock; 11/30/1970)

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)