CSL Daily 3/28

Q 3-28

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Four Loves was released on this day (3/28) in 1960 and had first been a ten-part series of broadcasts.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our natural lives.”

The Four Loves 
(Published on 3/28/1960)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

To whom did Lewis dedicate The Screwtape Letters?

NOTE: Effective 4/1 CSL Daily will no longer include “Quiz of the Day.” Past quiz questions will still be available in the archives of the website. 

CSL Daily 3/21

Q 3-21

FACT OF THE DAY:

Let’s Pretend is the fifth talk of the final BBC series given today (3/21) in 1944. Also Lewis recorded two final talks on this date.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of a man he is? Surely what pops out before the man has time to put on a disguise is the truth?”

Let’s Pretend
(Initially a BBC broadcast from 3/21/44)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

Who runs the Tempters’ Training College?

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CSL Daily 2/21

 Q 2-21

FACT OF THE DAY:

Today (2/21) in 1945 “”Who Was Right—Dream Lecturer or Real Lecturer?” was published in The Coventry Evening Telegraph.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Is it not equally reasonable to look outside Nature for the real Originator of the natural order?”

Who Was Right—Dream Lecturer or Real Lecturer?
(First published on 2/21/1945 in The Coventry Evening Telegraph, it was reprinted as Two Lectures in God in the Dock)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

What book did Tolkien try to help Lewis get publish sometime this month in what year?

CSL Daily 2/14

Q 2-14

FACT OF THE DAY:

A Grief Observed was published for the first time in the US today (14th) in 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)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

What famous fictional book was published twice this month a year apart?

CSL Daily 2/7

Q 2-7 corrected

FACT OF THE DAY:

In 1941 on this day (2/7) “Evil and God” was published in The Spectator. In 1944 “Bulverism” was a talk Lewis gave at the Socratic Club.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If evil has the same kind of reality as good, the same autonomy and completeness, our allegiance to good becomes the arbitrarily chosen loyalty of a partisan.”

Evil and God
(Published in The Spectator on 2/7/1941)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

What short story by Lewis was published this month in what publication?