From Season to Season: Sports as American Religion

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Joseph L. Price
Mercer University Press, 2001 - Social Science - 240 pages
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In From Season to Season: Sports as American Religion, nine scholars of religion and theology explore the relationship between religion and sports in American popular culture and the role of sports as religion.
 

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Contents

II
15
III
39
IV
49
V
61
VI
77
VII
99
VIII
115
IX
137
X
141
XI
163
XII
171
XIII
185
XIV
203
XV
215
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Page 31 - Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage ; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
Page 24 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day- and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
Page 24 - For bodily exercise profiteth little : but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
Page 24 - Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.

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Price is professor of Theology and executive assistant to the president at Whittier College.

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