By Ingvild Saelid Gilhus
In this complete examine, Professor Gilhus examines the connection among corporeal human laughter and religious divine laughter from c`ussical antiquity, to the Christian West and the trendy period. She combines the examine of the heritage of faith with social-scientific methods, to supply an unique and pertinent exploration of a common human phenomenon, and its importance for the advance of religions.
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Laughing Gods, Weeping Virgins: Laughter in the History of Religion by Ingvild Saelid Gilhus