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)

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 1/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The eleventh installment of The Great Divorce was published January 19, 1945; it covered the first quarter of chapter nine.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Ye cannot fully understand the relations of choice and Time till you are beyond both.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XI
(Published in The Guardian on 1/19/1945)

Q01-19 (Choice and Time)