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Playing with God

Religion and Modern Sport

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674024212

Publication: April 2007

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Old Gods and Games
  • 2. The Road to Brawnville
  • 3. Praying and Playing in the YMCA
  • 4. Sweetening the Gospel with Sport
  • 5. When Dixie Took a Different Stand
  • 6. God and Country Games
  • 7. For God, the Gipper, and the Green
  • 8. Sunday Games
  • 9. Playing on the Fringe
  • 10. Making a Pitch for Jesus
  • 11. Athletes for Allah
  • 12. Teammates and Soul Mates
  • 13. Gods and Games Today
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index