undignified eating

I’ve fallen behind in reading stuff recently but caught up on Maggi’s Corpus Christi post recently. It has challenged me in my thinking on the eucharist:

the word for “eat” in the phrase above – τρώγω (trogo) describes the kind of enthusiastic eating of a hungry animal. Imagine a dog knawing on a bone: teeth bared, mouth wide, getting stuck in for all its worth.’ ….                go read more here.

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