S. M. Hutchens on the Endless Succession of Historical Jesuses
Only recently have I obtained The Screwtape Letters for my own library. It came to me upon my father’s death—the copy I had read as a boy in his house. I have probably referred to it somewhere in my published work, but it is the sort of book I generally avoid quoting. During most of my life it has been so well known that I find most references to Screwtape (by someone else) hackneyed, and it has been carried in memory well enough to support my own casual references.
I have needed, however, to develop scruples against this attitude, believing in principle that good books are worth re-reading and rehearsing to on . . .