CSL Daily 6/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The first paperback edition of The Magician’s Nephew came out on June 27, 1963 (first published May 2, 1955).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“You can’t get second things by putting them first; you can get second things only by putting first things first.”

First and Second Things
(Published in Time and Tide on 6/27/1942)

CSL Daily 6/26/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

First and Second Things was first published June 27, 1942 under the “Notes on the Way” column in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I think we may except [accept] it as a rule that whenever a person’s religious conversation dwells chiefly, or even frequently, on the faults of other people’s religions, he is in a bad condition.”

Letter to Mary Van Deusen 6/26/1952
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 4/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis gave a talk on April 30, 1953 at the Socratic Club on “Faith and Evidence.” It was later published as “On Obstinacy in Belief.”

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The demand for equality has two sources; one of them is among the noblest, the other is the basest, of human emotions. The noble source is the desire for fair play. But the other source is the hatred of superiority.”

Democratic Education
(First published in the Notes on the Way column on 4/29/1944 in Time and Tide)

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CSL Daily 1/8/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On January 8, 1955 Lewis’s article “George Orwell” was published in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The question is not whether we should bring God into our work or not. We certainly should and must…Each vocation has its peculiar dangers and peculiar rewards.”

Letter to Sheldon Vanauken
(from Collected Letters, Volume 3 on 1/8/1951)

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CSL Daily 12/07

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Delinquents in the Snow” is an article Lewis wrote that was published today (Dec. 7) in 1957 in Time and Tide.  It’s available in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Not all kinds of peace are compatible with all kinds of goodwill, nor do all those who say “Peace, peace” inherit the blessing promised to the peacemakers.”

Delinquents in the Snow
(Published 12/7/57 in Time and Tide)

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