Deep River - Chapter Eleven, Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eleven, Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs Summary

Ōtsu returns to the stone house where he occupies a niche in one corner, hardly what could be called a room. He washes himself and then prays. Then he reads a quotation from Mahatma Gandhi, expressing a belief that God is to be found in all religions. The quote resonates with Ōtsu, who believed this even before he read of Gandhi's beliefs. The Catholic priests told him that if he believed that, he should leave the Catholic Church, but Ōtsu could not. He is enthralled by Jesus. Ōtsu falls asleep and dreams of a fellow seminary student. Only in his dreams can Ōtsu argue his position against the others. Jesus, Ōtsu points out, loved the Samaritan. The Hindus he shares a home with rise at three-thirty. Ōtsu gets up...

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