Playing with God : religion and modern sport (Computer file, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Playing with God : religion and modern sport

Author: William J Baker; Ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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Like no other nation on earth, Americans eagerly blend their religion and sports. This book traces this dynamic relationship from the Puritan condemnation of games as sinful in the seventeenth  Read more...

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Baker; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780674024212 0674024214
OCLC Number: 703216135
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.
Description: 322 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Responsibility: William J. Baker.

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That old quarterback Bill Baker, once the passing preacher, plays with the old question, Is sports America's true religion?, then scores with this readable and fascinating study of their interlocking Read more...

 
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