Funny Things Can Happen on Your Way through the Bible, Volume 2

Humor and Wit in the Catholic and Orthodox Canons

By Charles D. Barrett

Foreword by John M. Bullard

Funny Things Can Happen on Your Way through the Bible, Volume 2

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  • Publication Date: 6/4/2013
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Funny Things Can Happen on Your Way through the Bible, Volume 2

Humor and Wit in the Catholic and Orthodox Canons

By Charles D. Barrett

Foreword by John M. Bullard

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  • ISBN: 9781620329078
  • Pages: 298
  • Publication Date: 6/4/2013
  • Retail Price: $35.00
Web Price: $28.00
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  • ISBN: 9781620329078
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About-

"In these meditations upon Scripture, the author quickly, lightly opens up the sacred text to us in a way that--to my knowledge--has never been attempted in the entire history of the Christian faith. Through irony, pun, parody, spoof, and joke he reads Scripture with tongue in cheek, a rhyme in his pen, and a smile on his face. If you ever wondered what the Bible would sound like if it were written by Ogden Nash (and who hasn't?), here it is, Charlie Barrett's religious rhymes."
--William H. Willimon, acclaimed author and Dean of the Chapel emeritus, Duke University

Endorsements & Reviews-

"The ancient Greeks were fond of defining the human species as 'rational animals, capable of laughter'--though, as others have pointed out, the parables in the Gospels are often laced with wit their audience seems to miss. But not in Charlie Barrett's wise and amusing book--for he gets all the jokes, and his sacramental laughter reminds us with delight what it meant for God to be fully human."
--Benjamin Dunlap, President, Wofford College

Contributors-

Charles D. Barrett
John M. Bullard

Bio(s)-

Charles D. Barrett is Peter B. Hendrix Professor emeritus of Religion at Wofford College and author of Understanding the Christian Faith (1980), God Under Our Skin: A Search for the Theological Jesus (2006), and Funny Things Can Happen on Your Way through the Bible 1: Scriptural Oddities and Odd Thoughts about Them (Wipf and Stock, 2010).

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