Seriously, Dogs In the Vineyard does operate upon principles similar to that of Egyptian Maat. (Although it is actually based on Mormonism). If an individual breaches the seemingly arbitrary rules of society they violate the protection that Faith offers against demonic forces. This appears liable to unfortunate scenarios for the arbitrary social norms of early America are… objectionable, to say the least.
But now I am being the sort of bore that is driving Ben away.