‘Screwtape Proposes a Toast’

On Sunday, 19 August, Proper 15B, we talked about four different banquets, including the two in Proverbs 9, given by Wisdom and by Folly, and the one, looking forward to the Eucharistic feast described by Jesus, in John 6.53-59. The fourth is where we started, in ‘Hell at the annual dinner of the Tempters’ Training College for young Devils’ with Screwtape giving a reply toast to the principal, Dr. Slubgob. ‘Slubgob’: that just about describes it all! To read Screwtape’s address and toast, see: ‘Screwtape Proposes a Toast’ from The Saturday Evening Post of 19 December 1959. The parish hopes to do a reading and discussion of this article soon. Let us know if you’re interested…

20180830-123340.jpg[Ellen Conder, London, Cargo Collective]

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