God's Radar Topics for Discussion

Fran Arrick
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1. The very first sentence of the novel supplies a description of the radio-television transmission tower that belongs to the Stafford Hill Church.

What is its significance, and why is the novel titled God's Radar? What are the special qualities of radar, and who uses it most often? Is the title symbolic?

2. The "conversion" of the Cable family takes a number of steps, each designed to bring them closer into the church, and at the same time, gradually change their lifestyle. What are some significant steps, and what does each accomplish?

3. What are Frank and Marian's first reactions to Dr. Caraman's sermon?

What attracts them? They are sophisticated city people, and laugh at some of the practices, yet both agree that they were not bored. Why?

4. At first, Roxie finds the girls from the academy somewhat silly, and their talk about religion embarrassing. Yet like...

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