To Kill a Mockingbird

Miss Maudie says that Mr. Radley had been a "foot-washing" Baptist." What does she mean by this statement? What do foot-washing Baptists believe, according to her?

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Miss Maudie explains that the Radleys are foot-washing Baptists - they believe all pleasure is a sin against God, and stay inside most of the time reading the Bible.