Christy - Chapters 39 - 40 Summary & Analysis

Catherine Marshall
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Chapters 39 - 40 Summary

The death of her dear friend sorely tests Christy's faith. She stumbles as she tries to reassure Fairlight's youngest children and fares no better with Jeb. Christy punishes herself for not working harder to allay Fairlight's fear of the shadow of the mountain. Christy reaches the point where she holds God responsible for Fairlight's death and her own anger and resentment. In desperation, Christy turns to David for spiritual counsel. Once again he disappoints her, but Christy realizes that David's faith is in jeopardy now as well. Christy's anger and disappointment in a God who would not save as good a woman as Fairlight continues to grow and fester. This gives way to the understanding that it is wrong NOT to speak out her rebellion toward God; that by doing so gives Him a chance to defend Himself. Miss Alice supports...

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