Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

Folk Tale Group

ATU > 1200-1999: ANECDOTES AND JOKES > 1725-1849: Jokes about Clergymen and Religious Figures

1725. The foolish parson in the trunk
1730. The entrapped suitors
1731. The Youth and the Pretty Shoes
1735. 'Who gives his own goods shall receive it back tenfold'
1736. The stingy parson
1737. Trading Places with the Trickster in a Sack
1738. The Dream: All Parsons in Hell
1739. The parson and the calf
1740. Candles on the Crayfish
1741. Trickster Wives and Maids
1745. Three words at the grave
1750. The Parson's Stupid Wife
1775. The hungry parson
1776. The sexton falls into the brewing-vat
1781. Sexton's Own Wife Brings her Offering
1786. The Parson in the Church on the Ox
1790. The Parson and Sexton Steal a Cow
1791. The sexton carries the parson
1792. The stingy parson and the slaughtered pig
1800. Stealing Only a Small Amount
1804. The eel filled with sand
1805. Confessions of a Pious Woman
1806. Will Lunch with Christ
1807. The Equivocal Confession
1810. Jokes about catechism
1812. Wager: to Dance with Nun
1820. Bride and Groom at Wedding Ceremony
1824. Parody sermon
1826. The Parson has no Need to Preach
1827. You shall see me a little while longer
1829. Living Person Acts as Image of Saint
1830. In trial sermon the parson promises the laymen the kind of weather they want
1831. The Parson and Sexton at Mass
1832. Boy answers the priest
1833. Other anecdotes of sermons
1834. The clergyman with the fine voice
1835. Not to turn round
1837. The Parson to Let a Dove Fly in the Church
1838. The hog in church
1840. At the blessing of the grave the parson's ox breaks loose
1841. Grace before meat
1842. The Testament of the Dog
1843. Parson visits the dying
1844. The Parson Visits the Sick
1845. The student as healer