A few years back, A.J. Jacobs, editor at large for Esquire magazine and a secular Jew, decided to live one year attempting to keep every commandment in the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament. Then he wrote about it in the New York Times bestseller, The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible…“
Jewish comedians have gently poked fun at their own religion— or their own doubts about the existence of God—for a long time. In Woody Allen’s movie, Broadway Danny Rose, Danny has the following conversation with his love interest, Tina: Tina: Who’s got time for guilt? Danny: What are you talking about? Guilt is important. It’s […]
God writes a lot of good comedy. It’s just that he has so many bad actors.” —Garrison Keillor The purpose of the Bible is not to entertain, but to instruct and so its subtle humor serves a purpose—to show people what ought to be in comparison to what exists. Some examples of humor […]
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