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Holy laughter; essays on religion in the comic perspective,
Title:
Holy laughter; essays on religion in the comic perspective,
Publication Information:
New York, Seabury Press [1969]
Physical Description:
vi, 264 p. 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The comic profanation of the sacred, by M. C. Hyers.--The humanity of comedy, by W. F. Lynch.--The bias of comedy and the narrow escape into faith, by N. A. Scott, Jr.--The clown as the lord of disorder, by W. M. Zucker.--The clown in contemporary art, by S. H. Miller.--The rhetoric of Christian comedy, by B. Ulanov.--Christian faith and the social comedy, by P. L. Berger.--Humour and faith, by R. Niebuhr.--The traditional roots of Jewish humour, by I. Knox.--The humour of Christ, by E. Trueblood.--Eutrapelia: A forgotten virtue, by H. Rahner.--Zen humour, by R. H. Blyth.--The dialectic of the sacred and the comic, by M. C. Hyers.--On being with it: An afterword, by C. Walsh.--Appendix: Christian sobriety, by R. Barclay.
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