CSL Daily 02/02/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

The (often misunderstood) debate between #CSLewis and Anscombe happen on February 2, 1948. Learn more about it from my article exploring the claim that “Lewis Had a Serious Crisis of Faith After Losing a Debate to Anscombe.”

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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 01/26/18

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 01/19/18

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)

CSL Daily 01/14/18

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FACT OF THE DAY:

The Great Divorce (complete book) was published on January 14, 1946. The installments were called “Who Goes Home? Or The Grand Divorce.” Here a podcast about the book in this episode from All About Jack.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done.'”

The Great Divorce
(Published on 1/14/1946)

Q01-14 (Two Kinds of People)

CSL Daily 01/12/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

The tenth installment of The Great Divorce was published on January 12, 1945; it covered all of chapter eight.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Could you, only for a moment, fix your mind on something not yourself?”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce X
(Published in The Guardian on 1/12/1945)

Q01-12 (Stop Thinking of Yourself)