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The Poisonwood Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, The Things We Didn't Know (245-273) Summary

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Book 3, The Things We Didn't Know (245-273) Summary

Brother Fowles and his family come to the village. He is married to a Congolese woman. He has a white beard and Rachel thinks he looks like Santa Claus. Mother invites them in and sends Rachel to squeeze some orange juice. When Rachel gets back, Mother and the Fowles family are talking about people in the village. Ruth May, who has been out of bed for only a few days, sits at his feet, enthralled. Brother Fowles and Leah debate about the Congo and whether their gods were pagan or not. Their family lives on a little boat, using it as a home base for collecting, studying, ministering, and doing some public health. Brother Fowles was the minister in the mission before them and is rumored to have gotten kicked out for consorting with the...

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