CSL Daily 8/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis began recording on August 19, 1958 the first half of a 10-part radio series about four types of love.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“To nearly all ancient men, and to many medieval men, friendship seemed the most valuable and the most completely human of all natural loves. It was for them the crown of life and the school of virtues.”

The Four Loves
(First Recorded for Radio on 8/19 & 8/20/1958)

CSL Daily 8/18/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Solomon,” a poem by Lewis was published in the August 14, 1946 issue of Punch.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I think God wants us to love Him more, not to love creatures (even animals) less.”

Letter to Mary Willis Shelburne on 8/18/1956
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 7/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Epitaph” is a poem published on July 30, 1948 in The Spectator. Revised and re-titled as “Epigrams and Epitaphs” in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We really don’t know much about loving until we’re in touch with love Himself.”

The Anvil
(BBC Radio Broadcast aired 7/22/1943)

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)