In the later chapters of Cry the Beloved Country, we still find Stephen Kumalo dealing with caring for his parishoners and dealing with the newly emerging South Africa. He is still searching for his son, a catalyst to the story that propels him to Johannesburg. During these chapters he's beginning to lose his faith. He's learned that his son is in terrible trouble. James Jarvis also figures into these chapters in that he is a parallell for Stephen. He is also looking for his son, but the difference between a white man and a black man is contrasted. He has been indifferent to the plight of the black Africans living and working for him. But, by this time in the novel, learning what he does about Arthur's work, his perspectives are beginning to change.