On the other hand........ we have that repeated glimpse into the nature of a sometimes capricious God who takes his revenge in the small and the petty things whilst being sneakily away from the glare of public admonishment. What would the public really think of a God who takes revenge for eating and drinking in an inappropriate place? Oh dear, God has let himself down again and we have the evidence in writing.
The refusal of burial in a special place has been seen repeatedly as a concern for the living as they are moved away from ancestral cultic sites. We only have to think about the Stracey family who turned the
of Rackheath into a funerary chapel to see the power of a special place for a family. parish Church