A Lesson before Dying - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 27 Summary

It is now Sunday. Grant is lying on his bed when Tante Lou asks him to talk with Reverend Ambrose. Grant agrees and the Reverend is shown to Grant's room. Reverend Ambrose tells Grant that Jefferson has about three weeks left to live and says, "He ain't saved." Grant says he can do nothing about this; but Reverend Ambrose tells Grant that he can, because he can influence Jefferson. Grant points out that it is the Reverend's responsibility to bring God to Jefferson. Reverend Ambrose informs Grant that he will return to Jefferson with Miss Emma and plans to talk about God. Grant affirms this is good. The Reverend asks Grant if he believes in God. Grant says that he does not believe in an afterlife, but does believe in God.

Grant says that he is doing the best he can, and the rest is...

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