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Curtiss Lecture: World Humor in the Bible, The Rabble-Rousing Rhetoric of Prophetic Humor

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

7 p.m. |

Via Zoom

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.

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