Religion is woven into the everyday life in Salem of the play. Meanwhile it was abused abruptly as an excuse to rule salem, the ones who thought they were doing god's work later found out that they are doing the opposite. That they are killing innocent people. Well at least some did change and some didn't, like reverend Parris. The puritans see it as a life manual. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller uses many different types of themes throughout the play. The theme that seems to be the most important one in the play is religion. Religion is always in all the characters' mind in every action they take, conquering their minds. Even at the very beginning of the play, Arthur Miller starts the scene by Reverend Harris praying to god, and this shows how important the theme of religion is in the story. When the witch trials began, Satan was blamed to be the cause of the hysteria. A few days later, most of the people in Salem started to get accused of witchcraft.
Religion, “The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.”Religion has been a part and of human life since time immemorial. Religion represents a great system of human thought. Religion attempts to search for a deeper meaning to life, to find facts about the universe, about the laws of nature. Though science has advanced today, science is directly opposed to religion, even so religion has not lost its importance, because science is beyond the comprehension of many, and religious trends are easy to convince. Religion just gives us a clue of what is going on in this world, its like a guide.
Religion in The Crucible
Well, in the play, everyone abided by everything written in the Bible. Those who were “not religious enough” were considered to be working for Satan and were immediately accused of witchcraft. And those who didn’t confess to those accusations were hanged, and the