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Ellen Charry

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

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 (

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