God Mocks

God Mocks

A History of Religious Satire From the Hebrew Prophets to Stephen Colbert

Book - 2015
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Lindvall chronicles the evolution of religious satire, from the biblical wit and humor of the Hebrew prophets through the Roman Era and the Middle Ages all the way up to the present. He explains that there is a method to the madness of these mockers: true satire, he argues, is at its heart moral outrage expressed in laughter, but there are remarkable differences in how these religious satirists express their outrage.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781479886739
1479886734
Branch Call Number: 809.7938 LINDVALL
Characteristics: xi, 347 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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