And God Created Laughter / Edition 1

And God Created Laughter / Edition 1

by Conrad Hyers, M. Conrad Hyers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804216533

ISBN-13: 9780804216531

Pub. Date: 06/19/1987

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804216531
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
06/19/1987
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
0.34(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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