The Crucible

name two concerns Hale has about their religious beliefs. why does he ask them to recite the Ten commandmemts? which one does John forget and why ?

The scene at the proctors' house beginning with the questioning of John + Elizabeth Proctor by Reverend Hale

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Proctor didn't have his son baptized. He also works on Sundays (the Sabbath). Hale wants to see if Proctor slips up or forgets a commandment which might allude to his sins.