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Jesus was a joker, says Christian author

by Hannah Tooley

Wallace Henley told Premier that Jesus used humour and even satire to preach the gospel and the former aid to the Nixton government said that it is important that Christians do not take themselves too seriously: "I think Jesus was as a communicator, as a person, was one who poked holes in all of the religious conventions and I think we need to learn his humour."

He told Premier that Jesus bushed boundaries, describing the moment when Jesus sat by a well with a Samaritan woman and " all his disciples are aghast and all the religious establishment is aghast - that's the Jeusus we need to follow, not this 'very religious' Jesus, but this real Jesus who's a human being and fully God all at once."

Listen to Premier's Hannah Tooley speak to Wallace Henley here:

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