All right, you commenters. Now help me out here. What do you think of the following definition of “joy”?
Joy is the feeling that comes from something good happening to an object you love.
I won’t tell you whether or not I agree with this definition, only that it comes from a book I’m re-reading for my dissertation, Faithful Feelings: Rethinking Emotions in the New Testament (p. 166). So…
- What do you think of this definition?
- Whatever you think, is this what you usually hear?
- If not, what do you usually hear?