This is the core concern of religious humor in evangelical christian and mormon culture through detailed analyses of stand up performances movies web series cartoons and other instances of comedy the bookoffers an important perspective on an understudied aspect of contemporary american christianity. About religious humor in evangelical christian and mormon culture incorporating perspectives from religious studies humor studies cultural and film studies and theology as well as original data from textual analysis and the voices of religious comedians this book critically analyses the experiences of believers who appreciate that their faith is not necessarily a barrier to their laughter. Deep differences remain between mormon and evangelical deep differences remain between mormon and evangelical communities mormons and white evangelical christians were the two religious . It is often thought that religion and humor are incompatible but religious humor in evangelical christian and mormon culture shows that humor is not only a popular means of entertainment but also a way in which an individual or community expresses their identity and values. Finding similarities of core values among various mormon and evangelical christian groups elisha mcintyre pinpoints another shared virtue self reflexive religious humor
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