Chapter 25 Summary

The Chaplain

The Chaplain has long been questioning his faith, and being an Army chaplain is making things worse. He sees himself as a failure. He has met Yossarian many times and always feels as if he has met him before; to him, such feelings have importance. The chaplain misses his family and is convinced he is not “particularly well suited to his work.” He feels safe sitting with Yossarian and Dunbar at the officers’ club, as he is protected from others who welcome him effusively but are anxious for him to go away. Yossarian even defends him the night Colonel Cathcart tried to eject him from the officer’s club.

No one seems to understand that Chaplain Albert Taylor Tappman is a...

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