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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Works

Themes

Religion

Themes are groups of groups: as each item is tied to a group, each group is tied to a theme.

Agdy
4*, first AD, 54.6: 776 (-, Lord of the Thunder) Deity | Russia
Agni
AD Four, 54.6: 776 Deity | India
Anafiel
GR Part Four, 11: 734 Angels | Religion
Angel
9*, first AD, 61.2: 894, 895 Angels | Religion
Apollo
GR Part Four, 6: 694 (-s, striking the lyre) Deity | Mythology
Ascent
GR Part One, 10: 61 (- and sacrifice) Ritual | Christianity
Astarte
GR Part Four, 3: 649 Deity | Egypt
Atropos
GR Part Four, 3: 643 Deity | Mythology
Basilica San Marco
2*, first AD, 21.6: 256 Church (Building) | Venice
Bert
GR Part One, 12: 73 Deity | Mythology
Black Sabbath
GR Part Three, 4: 329 Ritual | Esoterism
Brahma
AD Four, 58.17: 848 Deity | Religion
Cathedral
GR Part Three, 4: 333 Church (Building) | Germany
Cathedral of Saint-Pierre
AD Four, 68.4: 1028 (- known as La Clémence) Church (Building) | Switzerland
Cathedral of the Prefiguration
AD Two, 13.1: 153 Church (Building) | Define
church
5*, first AD, 9.3: 105 Church (Building) | Christianity
Church of St. Blasius
GR Part Three, 4: 333 Church (Building) | Define
Church of St. Spiridion
AD Four, 64.28: 972 Church (Building) | Greece
church-grounds
AD Two, 21.3: 251 Church (Building) | Christianity
church-interior
GR Part One, 16: 130 (- shadows) Church (Building) | Religion
Cupid
GR Part One, 13: 83 (dangling -s) Deity | Antiquity
die kalte Sophie
GR Part Three, 1: 281 Eis-heiligen | Christianity
Dionysus
AD Three, 43.2: 612 Deity | Mythology
Dom
GR Part One, 19: 162 Church (Building) | Lubeck
Donar (=Thor)
2*, first GR, 13: 455 Deity | Antiquity
Eis-Heiligen
GR Part Three, 1: 281 (We are safely passed the days of the -) Eis-heiligen | Christianity
evensong
AD Four, 50.1: 697 (distant -s) Ritual | Religion
ex-church
AD Three, 33.1: 450 Church (Building) | Christianity
fire-god
AD Four, 54.6: 776 Deity | Religion
Gloucester Cathedral
AD Four, 61.3: 896 Church (Building) | United Kingdom
goat-god
GR Part Three, 2: 303 Deity | Mythology
God
121*, first AD, 5.1: 41 Deity | Christianity
God of Thunder
AD Four, 55.3: 780 (-, their -) Deity | Russia
ice-saint
GR Part Three, 1: 281 (no telling how the -s feel), 281 (Nordhausen puts less credence in the -s than do wine regions farther south) Eis-heiligen | Christianity
Kali
AD Four, 50.8: 709 (the godess -) Deity | Religion
Krishna
GR Part Two, 8: 276 Deity | Religion
La Clémence
AD Four, 68.4: 1028 Church (Building) | Switzerland
Lord of the Sea
GR Part One, 12: 73 Deity | Mythology
Lord of the Thunder
AD Four, 54.6: 776 (Agdy, -) Deity | Russia
Malkuth
GR Part Four, 6: 680 Angels | Esoterism
Melchidael
GR Part Four, 11: 734 Angels | Religion
Metatron
3*, first GR, 4: 231 (I am blessed -) Angels | Religion
Michaeliskirche
GR Part Three, 26: 557, 558 Church (Building) | Germany
Mukuru
3*, first GR, 3: 322 (- ... first ancestor ... Adam) Deity | Herero
Ndjambi Karunga
2*, first GR, 14: 100 (- [...] the Herero name of God) Deity | Herero
Neptune
2*, first GR, 12: 447 Deity | Mythology
Night
2*, first AD, 64.15: 959 (- preceded the creation of the Universe), 959 Deity | Mythology
Nikolaikirche
GR Part Three, 11: 398 Church (Building) | Zwölfkinder
Notre Dame
AD Two, 21.6: 257 Church (Building) | Paris
Operation
GR Part Three, 32: 616 Ritual | Sex
Orpheus
4*, first AD, 43.2: 612 Deity | Mythology
Osiris
AD Three, 43.2: 612 Deity | Mythology
Pan
2*, first GR, 4: 656, 657, 661 Deity | Antiquity
Peterskirche
GR Part Three, 28: 568, 573 Church (Building) | Germany
Porevit
GR Part Three, 22: 528 (five-headed -) Deity | Europe
Psyche
2*, first AD, 27.6: 353 (- knot) Deity | Antiquity
Rugevit
GR Part Three, 22: 528 (SEVEN-headed -) Deity | Europe
San Francesco della Vigna
AD Four, 59.6: 860 Church (Building) | Venice
San Giorgio Maggiore
AD Three, 41.1: 568 Church (Building) | Venice
San Stae
AD Four, 60.7: 874 Church (Building) | Venice
Snežana
AD Four, 58.10: 839 Deity | Balkan
St. Bonifacius
GR Part Three, 1: 281 Eis-heiligen | Christianity
St. Felix
GR Part One, 6: 37 (before the clock of - chimes one) Church (Building) | United Kingdom
St. James's
GR Part One, 2: 15, 16 Church (Building) | Define
St. Pancratius
GR Part Three, 1: 281 Eis-heiligen | Christianity
St. Patrick's Cathedral
GR Part Three, 6: 367 Church (Building) | Define
St. Paul's
4*, first AD, 36.8: 498 (choristers from Staindrop to -) Church (Building) | London
St. Peterhofstatt
GR Part Two, 7: 267 Church (Building) | Zürich
St. Servatius
GR Part Three, 1: 281 Eis-heiligen | Christianity
Svetovid
GR Part Three, 22: 528 Deity | Europe
Thor
GR Part Three, 28: 568 Deity | Mythology
Titans
5*, first GR, 2: 296 (Perhaps - lived under this mountain) Deity | Mythology
Triglav
GR Part Three, 22: 528 (three-headed -) Deity | Europe
Venus
6*, first AD, 34.2: 463 (girdles of -) Deity | Mythology
Volcano Goddess
AD One, 4.1: 27 Deity | 1892 World Fair
voodoo
AD Two, 28.5: 368 Ritual | Magic
Walpurgisnacht
2*, first GR, 1: 293 (every - since I had my first period) Ritual | Esoterism
Wuotan
2*, first GR, 11: 72 (- and his mad army) Deity | Mythology
Yahoel
GR Part Four, 11: 734 Angels | Religion
Zalmoxis
AD Four, 64.15: 957 Deity | Mythology
Νυξ
AD Four, 64.15: 959 Deity | Antiquity