CSL Daily 3/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 12, 1919 Lewis presented a paper to the Marlets on textile designer, artist, writer and Utopian socialist, William Morris.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God is love, and that love works through men— especially through the whole community of Christians.”

Good Infection
(Initially a BBC broadcast from 3/7/44)

Q03-12 (Community of Christians)

CSL Daily 3/8/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

In March, 1948 Lewis began writing his autobiography Surprised by Joy, but it wasn’t published until 1955.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The words ‘God is love’ have no real meaning unless God contains at least two Persons.”

Good Infection
(Initially a BBC broadcast from 3/7/44)

Q03-08 (Words God is Love)

CSL Daily 3/3/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis read his paper “The Personal Heresy in Poetics” to a group known as the Martlets on March 3, 1930.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Every natural love will rise again and live forever in this country: but none will rise again until it has been buried.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XVII
(Published in The Guardian on 3/2/1945)

Q03-03 (Until Buried)

CSL Daily 2/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Cosmic Trilogy (a collection of all three Sci-Fi books by Lewis) was released in February, 1990.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The Christian…does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”

The Practical Conclusion
(BBC talk given on 2/15/1942)

Q02-17 (Because He Loves Us)

CSL Daily 2/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

A Grief Observed was published for the first time in the US on February 14, 1963, after being released in the UK on 9/29/1961. Also paperbacks of The Screwtape Letters and Mere Christianity (both 1955) in the UK.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Bereavement is not the truncation of married love but one of its regular phases—like the honeymoon. What we want is to live our marriage well and faithfully through that phase too. If it hurts (and it certainly will) we accept the pains as a necessary part of this phase.”

A Grief Observed 
(Published in the US on 2/14/1963)

Q02-14 (Bereavement - We Accept)