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A time to laugh : the religion of humor

Author: Donald Capps
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that religion is diminished when it fails to understand and embrace its own historical connection — much of it dating to biblical days — to humor itself. – from publisher description.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Capps
ISBN: 0826416411 9780826416414 0826418570 9780826418579
OCLC Number: 56755749
Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Humor as saving psychic resources --
Humor as stimulus to identity creation --
Humor as expression of intimacy --
Humor as soul maintenance --
Humor as the gentle art of reframing.
Responsibility: Donald Capps.
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Shows the ways in which humour can be recovered for religion. This book argues that religion is diminished when it fails to understand and embrace its own historical connection. Its chapters deal  Read more...

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