C.C. Showers is a Kentucky preacher from a long line of preachers..
I was raised on the Bible, Miss Layman. My Daddy’s a preacher and his Daddy before and his Grandad and right down the line. Boy comes to be seventeen or eighteen there’s no questions asked -- hand him a Bible, turn him loose on the world.
I’d shout and they’d shout and then all a sudden… it’s dead quiet. I mean they’re lookin and waitin and all ready to holler. And there’s me up there… thinkin! Plain forgot I was preachin.
For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here: Leonard Jr., Jim. The Diviners. Samuel French, Inc. New York, NY. 1983. pp. 37-38.
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