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The Humor of Christ

Elton Trueblood

The Humor of Christ

by Elton Trueblood

  • 98 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Christianity,
  • Inspirational

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234905M
    ISBN 100060686324
    ISBN 109780060686321

      So, the bottom line I think is: Humor and laughter in their most natural and healthy forms are spontaneous, not contrived, not planned. Therefore, the challenge in life, as in so many other traits, is to become a joyfully, holy, seriously happy kind of God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated person so that, out of the abundance of the.   Written with the single purpose to display the supremacy and sufficiency of Jesus, the book of Colossians answers the two questions every person asks: Who am.

      The best examples of humor that I have seen come from theologian Walter Wink in his seminal book, The Powers That Be. For example, Jesus. ELCOME TO THE ChristiansUnite Clean and Christian Jokes. Enjoy the hundreds of funny jokes, free jokes, good clean jokes and Christian humor here, and come back again as we add new jokes for your laughing pleasure. A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. (Proverbs ,) Enjoy the feast!

    God must have had a sense of humor not only to put up with but use Jonah for his glory and purposes. Proverbs is a funny book at times. If you read it aloud to a . Get print book. No eBook available. The Humor of Christ Elton Trueblood No preview available - About the author () Elton Trueblood () wrote several bestselling religious titles and taught philosophy at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. Bibliographic information.


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The Humor of Christ inspires Christians to redraw their pictures of Christ and to add a persistent biblical detail, the note of humor. Throughout the Gospels, Christ employed humor for the sake of truth and many of his teachings, when seen in this light, become brilliantly clear for the first time/5.

The Humor of Christ inspires Christians to redraw their pictures of Christ and to add a persistent biblical detail, the note of humor. Throughout the Gospels, Christ employed humor for the sake of truth and many of his teachings, when seen in this light, become brilliantly clear for the first by: There’s the humor that snickers with stinging one liners.

There’s painful humor, malicious humor, playful humor, and the humor of wit. The Humor of Christ book careful reading of the Scriptures shows that Jesus employed some of these in his ministry, even though we sometimes miss his humor in our overfamiliarity with the text. The Humor of Christ is not a "funny" book or book of jokes told by Jesus.

I take that back - so much of what He said was said "tongue in cheek" but full of Truths. In spite of what we have been told and taught, Jesus told stories - parables, things that were full of irony and various lighter ways to present what we otherwise would overlook or /5(31).

“The Humor of Christ” by Elton Trueblood, HarpersCollins. One of the sources that helped me discover the humor of Jesus is a little book by Elton Trueblood called The Humor of Christ. His book is barely an introduction. The humor of Christ. by Trueblood, Elton, Publication date Topics Jesus Christ — Humor., Jesus Christ.

The Humor of Christ by Elton Trueblood and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find humor and wit with hilarious christian authors who'll make you see the funny side of life. When understood, the humor of Jesus rarely makes you laugh out loud, but you might smile, or even chuckle, when you see His point.

That’s Christ’s type of humor. One of the sources that helped me discover the humor of Jesus is a little book by Elton Trueblood called The Humor of Christ.

His book is barely an introduction to the humor of. Fortunately for us, Perry Cotham has tried to obey his own personal 11th Commandment throughout his life, “Thou shalt not take thyself seriously,” and his book, “Please Don’t Revive Us Again!The Human Side of the Church of Christ,” lives up to that commandment.

Cotham, a retired professor who taught at Lipscomb University and a longtime pulpit minister. Buy a cheap copy of The Humor of Christ book by Elton Trueblood. The Humor of Christ inspires Christians to redraw their pictures of Christ and to add a persistent biblical detail, the note of humor.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Humor of Christ HE most requested sermon I have on Jesus is fiThe Humor of Christ.fl For too long His humor has been neglected, avoided, or denied.

We have a misconception that religion and hu-mor cannot mix. JESUS WAS A HUMORIST As a fiboy preacher,fl I nearly was whipped in Arkansas for stating this.

Young preachers were. “The widespread failure to recognize and to appreciate the humor of Christ is one of the most amazing aspects of the era named for Him,” so wrote the Quaker scholar Elton Trueblood in the opening sentence of his book entitled The Humor of Christ.

And why haven’t we recognized that Jesus did smile and laugh, and had a sense of humor. The Paperback of the Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. “Hilarious, always inventive, this is a book for all, especially uptight English teachers, bardolaters, and /5().

Believing that neglect of the element of humor in the teachings of Jesus has led to failure to appreciate the full scope of his teaching and to an unduly somber piety, the author analyzes what he finds as the humorous vein in the Gospels, particularly the Synoptics, with especial emphasis upon Christ's use of irony.

He shows how humor is employed in controversy, in parables, and. Buy The Humor of Christ by Elton Trueblood online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.3/5(1). Lesson 2: An Appropriate Sense of Humor. Help family members understand that humor must be appropriate to fulfill its proper purpose.

Read the following from Elder Richard L. Evans: “There is both dignified and undignified humor. There is raucous, loud-mouthed humor, uncouth humor. There is evil, offensive humor. The sense of humor is usually the first thing to go when you become a Christian. But humor is found throughout the words of Christ, the apostle Paul and other Biblical figures.

Chapter 12 of this book starts off with Herod's persecution of some of Jesus' followers. This is serious business, make no mistake about it. As part of this persecution, Peter is rounded up and imprisoned. Admittedly, this is an unlikely venue for humor, but nonetheless it.

In his classic work The Humor of Christ, Elton Trueblood lists thirty humorous passages in the Synopic Gospels. In one way or another, they’re all one liners, parables or stories Jesus told.

In one way or another, they’re all one liners, parables or stories Jesus told. Few of us are familiar with the culture Jesus lived in. In our culture, most humor is based on joke telling, verbal ambiguities, and physical comedy. Jewish humor often employed witty hyperbole.Christian Humor, Lyon (Lyon, France).

43K likes. Join our community gathered around a godly sense of humor!/5.