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The Use of Christianity and the Bible by Ngugi in "A Grain of Wheat"

Summary: Essay explores the use of Christianity and the Bible in the novel "A Grain of Wheat" written by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o.
In the novel "A Grain of Wheat", Ngugi criticizes Christianity through Kihika. He doesn't believe in Christianity but strongly believes in the movement and sacrificing himself for the people. On the other hand Mugo is a complete contrast to Kihika, he (Mugo) doesn't believe in the movement and all he wants is to be left alone.

As a child Kihika was sent to a mission school, this is where his knowledge of Christianity was bestowed upon him. Although he is not Christian and doesn't believe in the religion,he uses the teachings from the Bible as an inspiration for the people of the movement. The teachings of the Bible had a great effecton Kihika for it played an important role in his leadership of the movement. He identified with different parts of the Bible and used it to his advantage as a weapon against the English, as well...

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