Dave Chappelle as an imperfect spiritual mentor; the importance of life's valleys alongside its peaks; reconnecting to lost family histories, and finding new ways to uplift each other through thick and thin.
Can something positive appear on a popular TV comedy show? An analysis of the "edgy Catholic Sunday School teacher and TV host as a catechist who can teach other catechists much."
Watch Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers sing a special song, since they say atheists don’t have any.
In our interview for next week’s show, the very thoughtful scientist/author Jon Kabat-Zinn has intriguing and provocative things to say about the pressures and possibilities of aligning our “Stone Age minds” with 21st-century digital realities. But he also says: “This is far too serious to take too seriously.”
The most godly people I know have a sense of humor even about the most important things, and I’m convinced God does too. And that is my far too serious justification for posting two very funny Facebook takes on Passover and Easter, the holiest of holidays being observed simultaneously this week. Be blessed — and enjoy.
A noted historian and friend of the show recently forwarded this comedic performance to the SOF e-mail inbox. It's refreshing to see that even the most serious and wisest of public intellectuals has a good sense of humor — and isn't afraid to share it. Enjoy.