Redeeming laughter the comic dimension of human experience by Peter L. Berger

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Published by Walter de Gruyter in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Comic, The -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Wit and humor -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementPeter L. Berger.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.C63 B47 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL666425M
ISBN 103110155621
LC Control Number97012095

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