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5 edition of What"s So Funny About Being Catholic? found in the catalog.

What"s So Funny About Being Catholic?

An Uproarious Collection of Blasphemous Facts, Unholy Jokes, Irreverent Folklore, and More

  • 80 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour,
  • Humor,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Form - Parodies,
  • Catholic wit and humor,
  • Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKaren Warner (Editor), Kathleen O"Malley (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9240126M
    ISBN 100060950234
    ISBN 109780060950231

    Collected and edited by Tom Sheridan Religion is far too important to be taken seriously all the time—so says author Tom Sheridan, who in The Book of Catholic Jokes invites readers to laugh along with him and remember that faith can be—and should be—an begins by discussing the importance of laughter and the relationship of humor to religion before .   It’s a truth claim. I am Catholic because I am convinced the Church is the only place I will find the fullness of truth and joy. That’s why I’m Catholic: because I believe Catholicism is true. G.K. Chesterton believed that often the first step for a convert is the decision to be fair to the Catholic Church. That’s right—fair. All too.

    PHIL: Hi, I’m Phil Johnson, and I’m here in the studio with John MacArthur. And we’ve set aside the next hour or so to discuss a movement known as .   He said “Now you see, you’re Catholic because that’s what you’re comfortable with." I couldn’t help but laugh, and he looked really confused and asked what was so funny. I looked at him, still chuckling, and said, “I’m not comfortable being Catholic, this is the hardest thing I’ve ever done”.

      The funny thing here is not that right-wing warrior Steve Bannon grew up in a JFK-loving family. After all, JFK never really was the liberal dream so many starry-eyed Democrats liked to believe he. Administrators. I promised to say something about administrators, so here it is. There is not much funny about them. First, I must confess to having a bias against these people as a group, even though many of them are otherwise good people and Cited by: 1.


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