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And God Created Laughter: The Bible as Divine Comedy ebook

by Conrad Hyers


Recognizing a playful spirit as part of our human makeup, Conrad Hyers shows how laughter and humor are integral to our serious study of the Bible. has been added to your Cart.

Recognizing a playful spirit as part of our human makeup, Conrad Hyers shows how laughter and humor are integral to our serious study of the Bible. With the darker realities of the Bible-sin.

And God Created Laughter book. Recognizing "a playful spirit" as part of our human makeup, Conrad Hyers shows how laughter and humor are integral to our serious study of the Bible. He opens the joy of understanding the Bible in its fullness. With the darker realities of the Bible-sin, suffering, and death-there coexists a lighter side - laughter, humor, and playfulness.

And God Created Laughter: The Bible as Divine Comedy (1987). The Laughing Buddha: Zen and the Comic Spirit (1989).

Merritt Conrad Hyers. 1933-07-31)July 31, 1933. And God Created Laughter: The Bible as Divine Comedy (1987). The Spirituality of Comedy: Comic Heroism in a Tragic World (1996). a b c Zimmerman, Debbie (March 25, 2013). Merritt Conrad Hyers of East Fallowfield Township, Pennsylvania". Retrieved September 5, 2018. Hyers, Conrad (Spring 2000). Comparing biblical and scientific maps of origins".

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And God created laughter: The Bible as divine comedy. The spirituality of comedy: Comic heroism in a tragic world. Laughter: A scientific investigation. New York: Penguin Books. Atlanta: John Knox Press. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. Lefcourt, H. & Martin, R. A. (1986). Pruyser, P. W. (1983). The play of the imagination: Toward a psychoanalysis of culture.

Conrad Hyers, in his book And God Created Laughter: the Bible as Divine Comedy, says: In the early Greek Orthodox tradition, an unusual custom develope. But the Bible says that Death has passed away! Eugene O’Neill once wrote a play Lazarus Laughed

Conrad Hyers, in his book And God Created Laughter: the Bible as Divine Comedy, says: In the early Greek Orthodox tradition, an unusual custom develope. n the day after Easter, clergy and laity would gather in the sanctuary to tell stories, jokes, and anecdotes. But the Bible says that Death has passed away! Eugene O’Neill once wrote a play Lazarus Laughed. It is the story of Lazarus after Jesus brought him back from the dead.

Author of many books on religion. And God Created Laughter (1987). The Laughing Buddha (1989). The Spirituality of Comedy (1996). Merritt Conrad Hyers (31 July 1933 – 23 March 2013) was an American writer, lecturer, and ordained Presbyterian minister. in Theology and Philosophy of Religion from Princeton Theological Seminary Works. Holy Laughter (1969). Once-Born, Twice-Born Zen (1971). Zen and the Comic Spirit (1975).

I first was introduced to reading Jonah as comic satire by a chapter in the book, And God Created Laughter, the Bible as Divine Comedy by Conrad Hyers. I found the chapter online (whether legally or illegally or not I do not know). But one can also read much of that chapter from Google Books. The bible and the comic vision. New York: Cambridge University Press. Wilson, Glenn D. 1990. Ideology and humor preferences. Jokes is a book of jokes and a book about them. Cohen loves a good laugh, but as a philosopher, he is also interested in how jokes work, why they work, and when they don't. Ideology and humor preferences Ideology and humor onal Political. The delight at the end of a joke is the result of a complex set of conditions and processes, and Cohen takes us through these conditions in a philosophical exploration of humor.

Recognizing "a playful spirit" as part of our human makeup, Conrad Hyers shows how laughter and humor are integral to our serious study of the Bible. With the darker realities of the Bible--sin, suffering, and death--there exists a lighter side--laughter, humor, and playfulness. Competent biblical study, Hyers explains, requires both perspectives. This highly readable, preachable, and teachable work gives ministers, students, and lay readers a valuable tool for recovering the spirit of humor and offers a chance to share in the celebration of life and the divine comedy of faith, hope, and love.

And God Created Laughter: The Bible as Divine Comedy ebook
Author:
Conrad Hyers
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Bible Study & Reference
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Westminster John Knox Press; 1st Edition edition (November 1, 1988)
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