Why Don't Christians Like 'Happiness' ? [From the Table #4]

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Which is more important? Being good, or being happy? In this episode of From the Table on #happiness, theologian Ellen Charry (author of God & the Art of Happiness) diagnoses the Christian aversion to "happiness" and clarifies the ways that GIVING (being good) and GAINING (being happy) can work together. Music: "Milk & Honey" by Brian Lee & His Orchestra (brianleehisorchestra.bandcamp.com)

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  • Ellen T. Charry

    • Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Systematic Theology Department of Theology

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    4. Why Don't Christians Like 'Happiness' ? [From the Table #4]

    by Ellen T. Charry

    4:02 — September 26, 2014

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