Steinbeck explores the biblical conflict between good and evil in his book, East of Eden. Was, however, Steinbeck a Christian believer himself?
I certainly think that there are some elements within Steinbeck's life and work that represents a belief in Christianity and the Christian faith. I would suggest that his upbringing is one in which there was a religious practice evident. The young Steinbeck and his family were practicing Episcopalians. At the same time, he spent his summers working with migrant workers. I think that both of...
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