CSL Daily 3/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 7, 1945 Lewis wrote a letter to Mr. McClain turning down an offer for a speaking tour in America.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Friendship is unnecessary…it has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

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

Q03-30 - (Friendship Unnecessary)

CSL Daily 2/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“On the Reading of Old Books” is an essay first published in 1944 as an introduction to a book edited by Lewis’ friend, Sister Penelope.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is a good rule, after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.”

On the Reading of Old Books
(Published originally as a preface to The Incarnation of the Word of God in 1944)

Q02-19 (Read Old Books)

CSL Daily 1/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The first meeting of the Oxford Socratic Club was on January 26, 1942. Lewis was the 1st president.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

There have been men before now who got so interested in proving the existence of God that they came to care nothing for God Himself…as if the good Lord had nothing to do but exist!”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XII
(Published in The Guardian on 1/26/1945)

Q01-26 (Care Nothing for God)

CSL Daily 1/12/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The tenth installment of The Great Divorce was published on January 12, 1945; it covered all of chapter eight.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Could you, only for a moment, fix your mind on something not yourself?”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce X
(Published in The Guardian on 1/12/1945)

Q01-12 (Stop Thinking of Yourself)

CSL Daily 10/15

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FACT OF THE DAY:

Today (Oct. 15) in 1951 Prince Caspian was the second Narnia story published.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Things never happen the same way twice.”

Prince Caspian
(Published 10/15/1951)

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QUIZ OF THE DAY:

Finish the quote and name the source (4 words):
“The whole point of seeing through something is to _____ ______ _____ ____.”

Answer (Click to SEE)