Humor in the Bible

Michael Rogness

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2012

Issue: Humor (Vol. 32, No 2, Spring, 2012)

The Scriptures are rich with humor—people acting in foolish ways, the irony of people acting differently than one would expect, the sudden twists in a story to illustrate a meaning. The Bible is about human life—all of it—how could it not contain humor?

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