CSL Daily 2/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Making and Begetting,” the first of the 4th BBC radio series was given on February 22, 1944. Eventually it become part of Mere Christianity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“A vague religion – all about feeling God in nature, and so on – is so attractive. It is all thrills and no work.”

Making and Begetting
(Initially a BBC broadcast from 2/22/44)

Q02-22 (A Vague Religion)

CSL Daily 1/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s “The Efficacy of Prayer” essay appeared in the January issue of The Atlantic Monthly in 1959.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Simply to say prayers is not to pray; otherwise a team of properly trained parrots would serve as well.”

The Efficacy of Prayer
(Published in the January, 1959 issue of The Atlantic Monthly)

Q01-17 (Trained Praying Parrots)

CSL Daily 3/22

Q 3-22

FACT OF THE DAY:

Three Kinds of Men is a short essay by Lewis that was published in The Sunday Times on 3/21/1943.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The price of Christ is something, in a way, much easier than moral effort – it is to want Him.”

Three Kinds of Men
(Published in The Sunday Times 3/21/43)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

Lewis wrote about the “dangers” of what in an essay published sometime this month?

CSL Daily 2/22

Q 2-22

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Making and Begetting,” the first of the 4th BBC radio series was given today (2/22) in 1944. Eventually in Mere Christianity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“A vague religion – all about feeling God in nature, and so on – is so attractive. It is all thrills and no work.”

Making and Begetting
(Initially a BBC broadcast from 2/22/44)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

What famed series of radio talks ended when this month?

CSL Daily 2/15

Q 2-15

FACT OF THE DAY:

The final radio talk from the second BBC series was given today (2/15) in 1942. It is now known as “The Practical Conclusion.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We have to take reality as it comes to us: there is no good jabbering about what it ought to be like or what we should have expected it to be like.”

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

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

What book that was a collection of essays that were selected by Lewis were published in what year this month?