Carver: A Life in Poems - Study Guide Professor Carver's Bible Class to Friends in the Klan Summary & Analysis

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"Professor Carver's Bible Class" discusses how a student pictures God as a white man who has been watching and keeping score. The student fears God's wrath. Carver liberates him from this idea by saying God lives within oneself and speaks to a person through prayer and nature. It is a broadcast system where God contacts the person.

"Goliath" discusses there is another lynching in the South. A black man's hacked-off penis is in his mouth as his body is set on fire. A student in Carver's Bible class asks Carver, where is God now? Carver says God is here and do not lose contact with him. Never yield to fear because hate destroys a person. Carver likens them to killing Goliath, the feared Philistine warrior who was killed by David, leader...

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