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  • Hardcover
  • 263
  • Between Heaven and Mirth
  • James Martin
  • English
  • 23 February 2017
  • 9780062024268

10 thoughts on “Between Heaven and Mirth

  1. says:

    Joy humor and laughter do those feelings belong to the religion? Often the religious are presented as having neutral or negative feelings but y

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    I can't tell you how many times I've had people ask me How can you be a Happy Catholic? They then go on to cite the problems currently in the Church how hard life is in general and so on and so forthMy answer is that happ

  3. says:

    If Stephen Colbert says that James Martin is ok then James Martin is ok Seriously tho a book about finding and keeping joy in your heart whether you are a Catholic or not something I know I needed to hear read and something that I think of us need to consider Joy is different than happiness and is something that we can have with

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    With peaceful insight that is hard to find in a goal oriented life Between Heaven and Mirth is like a self help book that does not teach you how to get ahead but rather shows how you already are ahead Everything Fr Martin says is worth an inner joy His message has left me feeling relieved breathing easier as I stop should ing all over myself one of his many jokes At the same time he gives a balanced approach t

  5. says:

    I like books that move me or change my existing perspective on things After all if not for entertainment why read? That's the reason why I reall

  6. says:

    Jesuit priest James Martin argues that if joy humor and laughter seem antithetical to spirituality and a relationship with

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    Ultimately this is very a readable book penned by what seems to be a very affable guy It does however leave some elements to be desired when considering its subtitle Although he manages to not offend and at small intervals give praise to other religions this Jesuit simply does not have the credentials to claim this book's approach is about all spiritual life versus a Christian one Even his attempts at placin

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    I had seen the Rev Martin on several episodes of The Colbert Report and a few years back I saw him promoting this book and was intrigued Several priests in my life have had an incredible sense of humor some did not But I don't think it is any

  9. says:

    I sped read this to prepare for a sermon I'm writing on joy and humor in the gospel especially joyhumor in the context of the Mormon

  10. says:

    Written by a Jesuit priest Between Heaven and Mirth makes the case that mirth and all its companions—joy fun humor laughter joking—are an essential part of the spiritual life Within his own tradition he gives examples from Scripture the lives of the saints and the lives of popes but he also draws on arguments and stories from people of

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E 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.. Ultimately this is very a readable book penned by what seems to be a very affable guy It does however leave some elements to be desired when considering its subtitle Although he manages to no

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Tselling 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 h. I like books that move me or change my existing perspective on things After all if not for entertainment why read That s the reason why I really liked this book by James Martin a Jesuit prie Green dog trumpet and other stories existing perspective on things After all if not for Identity entertainment why read That s the reason why I really liked this book by James Martin a Jesuit prie

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“Between Heaven and Mirth will make any reader smile Father Martin reminds us that happiness is the Between Heaven Epubgood God’s own goal for us” Timothy M Dolan Archbishop of New YorkFrom The Colbert Report’s “official chaplain” James Martin SJ author of the New York Times bes. I can t tell you how many times I ve had people ask me How can you be a Happy Catholic They then go on to cite the problems currently in the Church how hard life is in general and so on and


About the Author: James Martin

James Martin SJ is a Jesuit priest writer editor at large of the Jesuit magazine America and Between Heaven Epub / consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for CommunicationFr Martin grew up in Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania United States and attended Plymouth Whitemarsh High School He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in and worked in corporate finance at General El.