Divine Play, Sacred Laughter, and Spiritual Understanding

Divine Play, Sacred Laughter, and Spiritual Understanding

by Patrick Laude

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Divine Play, Sacred Laughter, and Spiritual Understanding by Patrick Laude

Drawing materials from mythology, theology, anthropology, and literature, and from a variety of cultural areas, Patrick Laude demonstrates that the comic--sacred clowns, tricksters, and laughter--is at the core of any fundamental and comprehensive understanding of the religious.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230256385
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/21/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 442 KB

About the Author

Patrick Laude is Professor of French, Georgetown University.

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