"Rejoice Always: Joy, Humor and Laughter in the Spiritual Life"
The 2013 Kay Butler Gill Lecture in Christian Spirituality
Delivered by Father James Martin, S.J.
Thursday, April 11, 7:00pm, Seabury Auditorium
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Who says religion needs to be gloomy? Father Martin will speak on how true faith leads to joy, how the saints and spiritual masters used humor, and how laughter is a gift from God.
A nationally renowned spiritual teacher, the Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author, and culture editor of America, the national Catholic magazine. His books include the newly published Between Heaven and Mirth and the best-selling The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.
A major annual event since 2003, the Kay Butler Gill Lecture heralds the place of Christian spirituality as a scholarly field within the theological academy.