The intimate relation between humor and faith is derived from the fact that both deal with the incongruities of our existence. Laughter is our reaction to immediate incongruities and those which do not affect us essentially. Faith is the only possible response to the ultimate incongruities of existence, which threaten the very meaning of our life.









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Reinhold Niebuhr
(21.06.1892 - 01.06.1971)
  Theologian



Theologian

Some one who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology.