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There are times in our lives when we are confronted with challenges that we feel we can never overcome We are left with a sense of emptiness hopelessness and defeat it is often in these situations that our religious faith is tested and is either strengthened or weakened In Harriet Beecher Stowes novel Uncle Toms Cabin she demonstrates how her protagonist Tom upholds his ideals and dedication as a Christian despite the cruelties he faces as a slave in the Deep South in the 1800s Tom attests his faith time and again as he tries to bring St Clare to know God as he supports Eva in her journey to discover her Christian faith and as his own faith is challenged through the inhumane beatings and mental torture he suffers Tom displays his Christian demeanor concerning one of his owners Augustine St Clare when he attempts to help St Clare in allowing God to work in his heart St Clare lives an extravagant lifestyle always attending parties and often stumbling home drunk spending money excessively and neglecting his duties as a husband and a father This behavior saddens Tom as he witnesses how few moral standards St Clare upholds and how his profligate lifestyle is obstructing any chance for God to work in his life As a result of Toms feelings and his innate need to help others he becomes exceptionally close to St Clare soon Tom is St Clares most trusted and devoted friend Through this strong bond Tom is able to open St Clares eyes to how little self-respect his way of life holds for him eventually this leads to the discussion of religion and Christianity St Clare at first believes he is unworthy of the love of God because of the previous lifestyle he has lead he has difficulty accepting some of the occurrences in the bible and is skeptical of the concept of salvation However Tom assures him that God has
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