Power And The Glory Study Guides

  • The Power and the Glory


    The Power and the Glory is a novel by Graham Greene about a "whisky priest" traveling in Mexico, where he finds himself unable to repent for his past unholy behavior. Eventually the priest is chased by a lieutenant who takes and kills hostages and who believes Catholicism to be corrupt. Eventually the priest knowingly falls into a trap of the lieutenant, who pities him and allows the priest to take a man's confession.