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dc.contributor.author Brady, Erika en
dc.contributor.author Kruesi, Margaret en
dc.contributor.author Primiano, Leonard Norman en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-28T14:47:10Z en
dc.date.available 2016-07-28T14:47:10Z en
dc.date.issued 2015-10-15 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/20934 en
dc.description.abstract Many years ago as a graduate student studying William Langland’s Vision of Piers Plowman, I came upon what was evidently a popular scatological riddle pertaining to a profound theological teaching. Since that time I have continued to ruminate over the role of humor—especially sexual and scatological humor—arising from within vernacular Catholicism. In this talk, I will consider the serious play of such forms of expression and their significance for folklorists concerned with the nature of belief in the sacred. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher American Folklore Society en
dc.relation.isversionof Click on the PURL link below in the "External Files" section to play this video. en
dc.relation.uri http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/media/633d96m052 en
dc.title "A Subtle Thing Withal”: Reflections on the Ineffable, the Unspeakable, and the Risible in Vernacular Religion en
dc.title.alternative The Don Yoder Lecture in Religious Folklife en
dc.type Presentation en


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