CSL Daily 5/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Pilgrim’s Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason and Romanticism was published on May 25, 1933.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“How God loves us: not because we are lovable but because He is love, not because He needs to receive but He delights to give.”

Letter to Genia Goelz 5/25/1952
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

 Q05-25 - (God Delights to Give)

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)