CSL Daily 10/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Poems is a book collecting nearly all of Lewis’s shorter poems that was released on Oct. 26, 1964.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.”

Forgiveness
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/18/1942; Chapter Seven from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)

CSL Daily 10/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The sixth talk from the third BBC radio series was give live on Oct. 25, 1942. It is known as “The Great Sin.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison…[pride] is the complete anti-God state of mind.”

The Great Sin
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/25/1942; Chapter Eight from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)

CSL Daily 10/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The fourth talk from the third BBC series, “Sexual Morality” was given on Oct. 11, 1942.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The Christian rule is, ‘Either marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence.’ Now this is so difficult and so contrary to our instincts, that obviously either Christianity is wrong or our sexual instinct, as it now is, has gone wrong.”

Sexual Morality
(Broadcast on BBC on 10/11/1942; Chapter Five from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)

CSL Daily 10/05/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On Oct. 5, 1954 The Horse and His Boy was release in the US for the first time. It debuted in the UK last month.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him.”

(Broadcast on BBC on 10/4/1942; Chapter four (Morality and Psychoanalysis) from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)

CSL Daily 9/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The 2nd talk in the third BBC series (Christian Behaviour) was broadcast on Sept. 27, 1942. Published it was called “Social Morality.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Really great moral teachers never do introduce new moralities: it is quacks and cranks who do that.”

Social Morality
(Broadcast on BBC on 9/27/1942; Chapter two from Book Three, Christian Behaviour in Mere Christianity)