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The Prostitute in the Family Tree: Discovering Humour and Irony in the Bible: Book by Douglas E. Adams

The Prostitute in the Family Tree: Discovering Humour and Irony in the Bible

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ISBN: 9780664256937    Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S. Year of publishing: 1997     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 140        
The Bible is funny! Very funny, according to Douglas Adams. In this book, Adams demonstrates how readers can discover this often-neglected humor looking at the Bible as a whole and seeing biblical stories...Read more
The Bible is funny! Very funny, according to Douglas Adams. In this book, Adams demonstrates how readers can discover this often-neglected humor looking at the Bible as a whole and seeing biblical stories with all their rough edges--the unethical and ambiguous characters, the unsolved problems, and the surprising endings. Adams argues that by missing the humor and irony of the Bible, readers often miss intended meanings as well.
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About the author: Douglas E. Adams
Douglas Adams served as Professor of Christianity and the Arts at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California until his death in 2007.

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