Questions tagged [holy-the-firm]

Questions about the book 'Holy the Firm' (1977) by Annie Dillard. Use with the tag [annie-dillard].

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What do Mohawks and scaffolding mean in this line from Annie Dillard’s Holy the Firm?

What does this line mean from Annie Dillard’s Holy the Firm? In the high churches they saunter through the liturgy like Mohawks along a strand of scaffolding who have long since forgotten their ...