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James Martin

4.23 of 5 Votes: 2
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Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life (2011)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This is a very uplifting book on the importance of finding the joy in Catholicism (and faith in general). Fr. Martin is a Jesuit priest who spent time researching the Bible and talking with scholars about the way humor and faith come together. If you have ever seen Fr. Martin on ...
The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life (2010)
4.33 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I find myself nodding my head profusely at various point as I read this book. The author tactfully balances his viewpoint as a Jesuit priest and that of a lay person (both Catholics and non-Catholics alike), as he breaks down the vast (and I find at times, vague) elements of Igna...
Deus RI. Alegria, humor e riso espiritual (2011)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Such a great book extolling the virtue of joy which produces laughter. Going through a history of why laughter is suppressed in the church and suffusing personal and Biblical examples of joy or laughter Martin does a compelling job of showing a God who not only loves us but enjo...
A Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything A Spirituality for Real (2010)
4.32 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I give this book a 7 :-) to quote the author "I've tried to write this book in a welcoming way so that as many readers as possible will be able to use it-from the doubtful seeker to the devout believer. Ignatian spirituality is a resource for a wide variety of people, not just ...
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