Janice and Rabbit become unnaturally still; both are Christians. God’s name makes them feel guilty. (1.29)
Amish overwork their animal, he knew. Fanatics. Hump their women standing up, out in the fields, wearing clothes, just hoist black skirts and there it was, nothing underneath. No underpants. Manure worshipers. (1.103)
"Hey, why don’t you get some clothes on instead of just lying there giving me [Ruth] the word."
This, and her turning, hair swirling, to say it, stir him. "Come here," he asks. The idea of making it while the churches are full excites him.
"No," Ruth says. She is really a little sore. His believing in God grates against her. (4.28-30)