CSL Daily 11/21/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Screwtape Letters – XXX was released on Nov. 21, 1941 in The Guardian. It was the next to last one.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

[A Warning to Wormwood]: “You will soon find that the justice of Hell is purely realistic, and concerned only with results. Bring us back food, or be food yourself.”

The Screwtape Letters – XXX
(First published in The Guardian on 11/21/1941)

 

CSL Daily 11/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce II” was published on Nov. 17, 1944 in The Guardian. It later became part of chapter two of The Great Divorce.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

[About the grey town:] “That’s one of the disappointments. I thought you’d meet interesting historical characters. But you don’t: they’re too far away.”

“Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce II”
(First published in The Guardian on 11/17/1944)

CSL Daily 11/15/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On Nov. 14, 1958 Lewis wrote to Archbishop Geoffrey Fisher to accept his invitation to become a member of the Commission to Revise the Psalter.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Despair is a greater sin than any of the sins which provoke it.”

The Screwtape Letters – XXIX
(First published in The Guardian on 11/14/1941)

CSL Daily 11/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Screwtape Letters – XXIX: Cowardice was released on Nov. 14, 1941 in The Guardian.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Our research department has not yet discovered (though success is hourly expected) how to produce any virtue. This is a serious handicap. To be greatly and effectively wicked a man needs some virtue.”

The Screwtape Letters – XXIX
(First published in The Guardian on 11/14/1941)

CSL Daily 11/13/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Although previously released in 1991, All My Road Before Me came out in paperback in the US on Nov. 13, 1992.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Prosperity knits a man to the World. He feels that he is ‘finding his place in it,’ while really it is finding its place in him.”

The Screwtape Letters – XXVIII
(First published in The Guardian on 11/7/1941)