The Power and the Glory Discussion Questions

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1. In what ways does the lieutenant believe the Church has failed the people? What evidence does the novel produce to support his view?

2. Why does the revolutionary government want to outlaw the Church?

3. In what ways does the whisky priest exhibit cowardly behavior? In what ways is he brave?

4. Is it possible that the whisky priest is both a "good man" and a "bad priest"? Explain this conflict.

5. What characteristics does the lieutenant exhibit that make him out to be a "good man"?

6. Why is it necessary to the conclusion of the story for the priest to be executed?

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