Humour in the Bible: Part 1: Introducing Saul

Apr 19, 07 • 1 Samuel, Humour, Narrative6 CommentsRead More »

This is the first of what might need to be a long series! Just to do justice to the introduction of Saul in 1 Sam 9 I’ll need at least 2 posts…

except the “video”Β  version is a bumper compendium edition that merges parts 1 & 2 together…

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6 Responses to Humour in the Bible: Part 1: Introducing Saul

  1. Robert says:

    I am a great fan of audio blogging. There is so much you can pick up from tone and expression of a voice, yet it is not as bulky and distracting as video blogging. I find it is soothing to listen to something like this while doing other things online. For instance, I have recently been listening to a streaming BBC radio show http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/programmes/beyond_belief/.

    Anyway, thankyou and I hope you continue with this! The internet needs more educated/informed multimedia on these sorts of topics. On a recent browse of Youtube all I came across were arguments about whether to take Genesis 3 literally/historically. The majority of the Christian’s who were video blogging were, of course, literalists, who unfortunately don’t really reflect the general consensus of biblical interpreters.

  2. Tim says:

    Thanks Robert, for the encouragement. I really enjoy the BBC and also ABC podcast shows. Unlike you I tend to listen while I am driving the car, rather than while at the PC too distracting when I’m working πŸ˜‰

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