Playing With God

Playing With God

Religion and Modern Sport

Book - 2007
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The spectacle of American modern sport displays all the commercial and technological innovations, yet age-old religious concerns still thrive at the stadium. This text traces this dynamic relationship from the Puritan condemnation of games as sinful in the 17th century to the near deification of athletic contests.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9780674024212
Branch Call Number: 201.6796
Characteristics: 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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