Curtiss Lecture: World Humor in the Bible, The Rabble-Rousing Rhetoric of Prophetic Humor
7 p.m. |
Featuring Dr. Terri Bednarz, RSM
Dr. Bednarz will illustrate the obscure forms of humor in the Bible, including amusing wordplays, sardonic hyperbole, scatological jokes, comic absurdity, and appalling reversals. She will discuss the prophetic function of Biblical humor and demonstrate how prophetic humor compels us to respond to the urgent needs in our world today.