29 MARCH 1940, Page 20


SIR,—It is appalling that such a story as " The Loony " can appear in The Spectator.

Surely " an enemy hath done this "—out of the blackness of some poor deplaced heart it must have come.

Professor C. E. M. Joad's reading of the personality of Christ, published some time ago in The Spectator, coupled with this!

I can say no more. It is Easter Eve, and with the story the mind has " descended into hell." God grant an " ascen- sion" into Heaven tomorrow.

I am so sorry for you—if there is a repercussion from the