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A thermostat is a device used to adjust the temperature indoors. Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence?

"The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society."
A. Society needs more churches in order to be truly transformed
B. The church measured the morals of individuals within a society
C. The church had power to influence what happened in society
D. Society was a reflection of what was happening within churches.

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  1. Ella I Think It's D)Society was a reflection of what was happening within churches.

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  2. Note " ... device used to adjust ...."

    so I think C

    I also think the metaphor stinks.

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  3. Thank you

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  4. It was c

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