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Deus Ridens. The Redemptive Power of Humour in Religion

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This two-day international UCSIA conference, which was attended by a selective group of 30 researchers in this particular subject matter from Europe (Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, Greece, UK, Norway), Israel, the United States and Australia and specialised in various disciplines (philosophy, theology, religious and cultural studies, classical studies, (art) history, sociology, psychology, political studies, literature and theatre) investigated the link between humour and religion in its most diverse aspects.


The contributions to the conference have been published in the book Humour and Religion. Challenges and Ambiguities (Continuum, 2011).

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