Between heaven and mirth: why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
Description
"Between Heaven and Mirth will make any reader smile. . . . Father Martin reminds us that happiness is the good God's own goal for us." --Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York

From The Colbert Report's "official chaplain" James Martin, SJ, author of the New York Times bestselling The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, comes a revolutionary look at how joy, humor, and laughter can change our lives and save our spirits. A Jesuit priest with a busy media ministry, Martin understands the intersections between spirituality and daily life. In Between Heaven and Mirth, he uses scriptural passages, the lives of the saints, the spiritual teachings of other traditions, and his own personal reflections to show us why joy is the inevitable result of faith, because a healthy spirituality and a healthy sense of humor go hand-in-hand with God's great plan for humankind.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780062024268
9780062098627
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4a50f235-f0ae-4d10-c6e9-942b61575ab3
Grouping Title between heaven and mirth why joy humor and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life
Grouping Author martin james
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2020-01-20 22:42:49PM
Last Indexed 2020-01-20 23:47:05PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Martin, James, 1960-
author_display Martin, James
available_at_catalog Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
Main Kids
Main Library
Southeast
collection_catalog Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
Southeast - Adult Non-Fiction
display_description Using relevant stories and characters from Scripture, insights and teachings from the lives of he saints, spiritual writings, and personal experiences, the author explores the place of joy, humor, and laughter in the spiritual life.
format_catalog Book
eBook
format_category_catalog Books
eBook
id 4a50f235-f0ae-4d10-c6e9-942b61575ab3
isbn 9780062024268
9780062098627
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:a3627e34-d8d6-482a-8e21-a143903d283a -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148290 Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction 248.4 M3814b 1 false false On Shelf MN
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148308 Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction 248.4 M3814b 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148316 Southeast - Adult Non-Fiction 248.4 M3814b 1 false false On Shelf SE
itype_catalog
Book
last_indexed 2020-01-21T05:47:05.355Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog 248.4 M3814b
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
Main Kids
Main Library
Southeast
primary_isbn 9780062024268
publishDate 2011
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:a3627e34-d8d6-482a-8e21-a143903d283a eBook eBook English HarperCollins 2011
ils:CARL0000378167 Book Books 1st ed. English HarperOne, 2011. 263 p. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:a3627e34-d8d6-482a-8e21-a143903d283a -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148290 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148308 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000378167 35192042148316 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Wit and humor -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Wit and humor in the Bible
title_display Between heaven and mirth : why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life
title_full Between Heaven and Mirth Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life
Between heaven and mirth : why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life / James Martin, S.J.
title_short Between heaven and mirth :
title_sub why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life
topic_facet Christianity
Nonfiction
Religion & Spirituality
Religious aspects
Wit and humor
Wit and humor in the Bible