God’s Laughter: A Theological Reading of Woody Allen and Anne Sexton

Elizabeth Palmer

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2012

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

God laughs, we learn from Scripture, but is it the sardonic laughter of the cosmic trickster or the delighted laughter of the faithful lover? The unlikely trio of Woody Allen, Anne Sexton, and Martin Luther help us work through that question.

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