Humour in the Bible: book 16: Nehemiah

Jun 21, 11 • Humour, NehemiahComments Off on Humour in the Bible: book 16: NehemiahRead More »

Nehemiah and his heroes rebuild the wall, notice the superhuman strength of the guys holding up a huge block of stone, while Nehemiah reads a proclamation.

Nehemiah seems like a typical Sunday School story of a book, a sort of hero story made even less interesting by being told by the hero. Like Ezra it is not the first place I’d look searching for humour in Scripture. Yet, I think reading Nehemiah 6 we can trace more than one example of humour, at least one subtle and another quite open.

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So, here’s the link to the audio: Humour in the Bible: book16: Nehemiah

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