Religion: references & quotes

My page numbers refer to The Arrow Books 2010 edition.  If you have a different edition, see the bottom of the page for the list of chapters by page number.Chapters by page number

 

12/13

Miss Stephanie Crawford said he [Mr Radley] was so upright he took the word of God as his only law.

13

‘There goes the meanest man [Mr Radley] ever God blew breath into,’ murmured Calpurnia.

47

She [MissMaudie] loved everything that grew in God’s earth, even the weeds.

49

Miss Maudie: Footwashers believe anything that’s pleasure is a sin (Footwashers are a fundamentalist Christian Baptist sect.)

50

How so reasonable a creature [Miss Maudie] could live in peril of everlasting torment was incomprehensible

50

Miss Maudie: Sometimes the bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of – oh, of your father

130

It was called…First Purchase because it was paid for from the first earnigns of freed slaves.

131

Lula: ‘I wants to know why you bringin’nwhite chillun to neigger church.’

131

Calpurnia: ‘It’s the same God, ain’t it?’

134

I was confronted with the impurity of Women doctrine that seemed t preoccupy all clergymen.

237

‘We’re the safest folks in the world,’ said Miss Maudie.  ‘We’re so rarely called on to be Christians, but when we are, we’ve got men like Atticus to go for us.’  (Atticus is therefore seen to be the nexus of Maycombe people and christian values as well as being the practical demonstration of them)

220/221

Irony: Mr Dolphus Raymond was an evil man … this sinful man

225

Atticus: the evil assumption that all negroes lie, that all negroes are basically immoral beings, that all negro men are not to be trusted around our women

251 ff

Chapter 24: The missionary circle: condescending view of the Mrunas.  Also 276

304

Heck Tate: ‘taking the one man who’s done you and this town a great service an’ draggin’ him with his shy ways into the limelight – to me, that’s a sin.’

 

PAGES

CHAPTERS

PART ONE

3-16

1

17-24

2

25-35

3

36-45

4

46-55

5

55-64

6

64-70

7

70-82

8

82-98

9

98-109

10

110-124

11

PART TWO

127-139

12

140-148

13

148-159

14

159-171

15

171-182

16

183-197

17

197-209

18

209-220

19

220-227

20

227-233

21

234-239

22

239-251

23

251-262

24

262-266

25

266-273

26

273-280

27

280-294

28

294-298

29

298-305

30

305-end

31

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