Playing for God : evangelical women and the unintended consequences of sports ministry (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Playing for God : evangelical women and the unintended consequences of sports ministry

Author: Annie Blazer
Publisher: New York ; London New York University Press [2015]
Series: North American religions
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Blazer
ISBN: 9781479898015 1479898015 9781479818136 1479818135
OCLC Number: 956303509
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043354635
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Practicing Faith: Sports Ministry and Evangelicalism in America 1 Part I: Knowledge 1. Making the Save: Conversion and Witnessing 27 2. Transcendent Intimacy: The Embodied Pleasures of Sport 54 3. Spiritual Warfare and Christlikeness: Narratives of Bodies and Battlefields 78 Part II: Effects 4. Wearing Our Shorts a Little Longer: Testing the Boundaries of Evangelical Femininity 103 5. Challenging the Call: Sexual Desire and Sexual Deviance 129 6. Faith Off the Field: Negotiating Gender at Home 157 Conclusion: A Tale of Unintended Consequences 183 Notes 195 Index 223 About the Author 233
Series Title: North American religions
Responsibility: Annie Blazer.

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