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Funny Things Happen on the Way to the Cemetery. By Tom Mullen, page 2
Does humor have a place in the holy life?

Comic Reversal and Cosmic Reversal. By Stan Thornburg, page 6
A stand-up routine in Galilee

Laughter Defies Gravity. By Howard R. Macy, page 9
Comedy: a choice of faith

Tales of a New Convert. By Evan Jay Lee Kell, page 12
A light look at life among Friends

Humor as a Survival Tactic. By Jim Teeters, page 14
Hope, trust, and healing

A Time to Laugh. By Jack L. Willcuts, page 16
The use and abuse of levity

What's So Funny? page 19
Overheard, overlooked, overjoyed, overrated, and overdone

Regular Features
Speaking the Truth, 4
Friends Read, 8
To the Point, 10
On the Growing Edge, 11
Friends Write, 13
Hot off the FAX, 18
What About Our Friends? 20
Ponderings and Bustlings, 28


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Evangelical Friend, January/February 1993 (Vol. 26, No. 3)