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And the laugh shall be first ; a treasury of religious humor

Author: William H Willimon
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis, Lewis Grizzard, Thornton Wilder, Martin E. Marty, and others."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Willimon
ISBN: 0687013836 9780687013838 9780687013845 0687013844
OCLC Number: 13394819
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: At Adam's tomb / Mark Twain --
The clergy meet / Sinclair Lewis --
"The hills of Zion" / H.L. Mencken --
"The wedding. A stage direction" / H.L. Mencken --
"The awful fate of Melpomenus Jones" / Stephen Leacock --
"The fable of the good people who rallied to the support of the church" / George Ade --
"The vertical Negro plan" / Harry Golden --
People's liberal church / Peter De Vries --
Mackerel at the meeting / Peter De Vries --
"Good men of God" / Lewis Grizzard --
"The evangelization of a family named Fulp" / William H. Willimon --
"The microchip church" / William H. Willimon --
"The American way" / William H. Willimon --
"Olympics for clerics" / William H. Willion --
"Methodist preachers" / William H. Willimon --
Encounter with a pagan / Thornton Wilder --
Brush at the bank / Thornton Wilder --
"There is danger everywhere, and mercy too" / Suzanne Britt --
"How to be impressive in the pulpit" / Charles Merrill Smith --
"God is dead in Georgia" / Anthony Towne --
"Fundies in their undies" / Martin E. Marty --
"Oral Roberts and the 900-foot Jesus" / Robert McAfee Brown.
Responsibility: compiled by William H. Willimon.

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"Featuring Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis, Lewis Grizzard, Thornton Wilder, Martin E. Marty, and others."

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