CSL Daily 7/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The eleventh letter from Screwtape was published on July 11, 1941 in The Guardian.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I don’t believe that good work is ever done in a hurry.”

Letter to Arthur Greeves 7/11/1916
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume I)

 

CSL Daily 6/29/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The ninth letter from Screwtape was published in The Guardian on June 27, 1941.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“All we can do is to encourage the humans to take the pleasures which our Enemy has produced, at times, or in ways, or in degrees, which He has forbidden.”

The Screwtape Letters IX
(Published in The Guardian on 6/27/1941)

CSL Daily 6/20/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The eighth Screwtape letter was published in The Guardian on June 20, 1941. It has the first mention of Slubgob.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

(Screwtape Admits:) “One must face the fact that all the talk about His [God’s] love for men, and His service being perfect freedom, is not (as one would gladly believe) mere propaganda, but an appalling truth.”

The Screwtape Letters VIII
(Published in The Guardian on 6/20/1941)

200 Seconds in Hell with C.S. Lewis Episode 8


You know that the devils try to be sneaky and trick you, right? Did you know they might make you a glutton without eating any food? It’s what Screwtape calls “gluttony of Delicacy” in the seventeenth letter. Just what is that? Learn all about it in this new short podcast that explores the themes in The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. Don’t forget to check out the other episodes by following the links below.

2017 is the 75th anniversary of when The Screwtape Letters was first published. So, why not read it again! And consider getting my enhanced study guide to help you enjoy it even more. Get a free 20 page PDF sample of my book via ScrewtapeCompanion.com.

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CSL Daily 6/6/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The sixth Screwtape letter was published on June 6, 1941 in The Guardian. Topics include how to “weaken his (patient’s) prayers.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

(Screwtape Boasts:) “There is nothing like suspense and anxiety for barricading a human’s mind against the Enemy [i.e. God].”

The Screwtape Letters VI
(Published in The Guardian on 6/6/1941)