CSL Daily 4/13/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

23rd & final installment of what eventually became part of The Great Divorce was published on April 13, 1945 in The Guardian.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Only the Greatest of all can make Himself small enough to enter Hell. For the higher a thing is, the lower it can descend.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XXIII
(Published in The Guardian on 4/13/1945)

Q04-13 - (Greatest of All)

CSL Daily 4/06/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

22nd installment of what eventually became part of The Great Divorce was published today (4/6) in The Guardian in 1945.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Either the day must come when joy prevails and all the makers of misery are no longer able to infect it: or else for ever and ever the makers of misery can destroy in others the happiness they reject for themselves.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XXII
(Published in The Guardian on 4/6/1945)

Q04-06 - (Happines Rejected)

CSL Daily 3/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 11, 1936 Lewis wrote to Charles Williams for the first time; it become the start of a close friendship.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XVII
(Published in The Guardian on 3/2/1945)

Q03-11 (Only God Good)

CSL Daily 3/3/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis read his paper “The Personal Heresy in Poetics” to a group known as the Martlets on March 3, 1930.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Every natural love will rise again and live forever in this country: but none will rise again until it has been buried.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XVII
(Published in The Guardian on 3/2/1945)

Q03-03 (Until Buried)

CSL Daily 2/2/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The (often misunderstood) debate between #CSLewis and Anscombe happen on February 2, 1948.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Those that hate goodness are sometimes nearer than those that know nothing at all about it and think they have it already.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XIII
(Published in The Guardian on 2/2/1945)

Q02-02 (Hate Goodness)