Me of Little Faith

Me of Little Faith

Book - 2008
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Lewis Black, the hilariously mad-as-hell Daily Show regular and New York Times-bestselling author, explores how the rules and constraints of religion have affected his life and the lives of us all. Hilarious experiences with rabbis, Mormons, gurus, psychics, and even the joy of a perfect round of golf give Black the chance to expound upon what we believe and why--in the language of a shock jock and with the heart of an iconoclast.--From amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2008
ISBN: 9781594489945
1594489947
Branch Call Number: Philosophy & Religion 200.92 Bla
Additional Contributors: Gallo, Hank

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ididarodkid
Dec 12, 2012

While the Publishers Weekly review covered much of this book, I would like to add that there was a lot more to it. To those of us who have followed Lewis Black on the Jon Stewart show, and later, we are aware of his cynical assessments. Yet, in this book, there are testimonials, and observations of events in his life that open another perspective on this man. He does possess a spiritual quality that is no nonsense, yet acknowledged with candor and openness that is a departure from his usual brash commentary. This book is enjoyable on many levels, not the least of which is the discovery of 'the other side' of Lewis Black.

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Jessica_Jade Jun 21, 2014

These are the thorny questions that Lewis Black, the bitingly funny comedian, social critic, and bestselling author, tackles in his new book, Me of Little Faith. And he's come up with some answers. Or at least his answers. In more than two dozen essays that investigate everything from the differences between how Christians and Jews celebrate their holidays, to the politics of faith, to people's individual search for transcendence, Black explores his unique odyssey through religion and belief.

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Jessica_Jade Jun 21, 2014

“That's the funny thing about religion: it doesn't matter what you say, you're going to upset someone. ”

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