“It’s God’s will for me to keep her close, that’s why I trust in God to keep us all safe,” said Clarice. Clarice makes this comment after MarBeth confronts her about Amanda Graystone staying in their house. Clarice continues with her religious rhetoric when expressing her devotion to God. She explains that, “Apotheosis will bring the twelve worlds under the one true God, and it’s my destiny to make that happen, and I will.” Clarice exemplifies lived religion throughout the show through her unwavering devotion to “one true God.” Her strong monotheistic views control her mind as she firmly believes that her destiny is to serve God. To prove that she is dedicated to God, she makes the comment that she is willing to sacrifice anything, even her own family.
In Karen Armstrong’s article, she makes the point that male’s always hold the dominate role in religion. Clarice’s is a very dominate character. Although it is quite clear that she is a woman, she almost seems like she could be a male through her strong religious views and dominant attitude.