The Humor of Christ
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The Humor of Christ by Elton Trueblood

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Published by Harper & Row San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Religion,
  • Christianity,
  • Inspirational

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

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There’s the humor that snickers with stinging one liners. There’s painful humor, malicious humor, playful humor, and the humor of wit. A 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. Throughout the Gospels, Free shipping over $Cited by:

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