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Joy, Humor, Laughter and the Spiritual Life

Hour 2: Is religion supposed to be serious business all the time? Not according to our guest this hour. We’ll talk with Reverend James Martin, SJ, a Jesuit Priest and author of the new book “Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life” (HarperOne, 2011).

  • Pblonk

    One of the callers asked for an example of humor in music. Take a look at Poulenc’s Gloria. In the second movement “Laudamus Te”, Poulenc was inspired by a painting of angels with trumpets chasing each other.

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