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Theology, ethics and transcendence in sports

Author: Jim Parry; Mark Nesti; Nick Watson
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013
Series: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Parry; Mark Nesti; Nick Watson
ISBN: 9780415833202 0415833205
OCLC Number: 874750724
Notes: Reprint of 1. ed., 2011
Originally published: 2011
Description: xi, 244 s
Contents: Foreword Professor Robert J. Higgs. Introduction Nick Watson Section 1: Theological Ethics in Sport Section 1 Introduction Jim Parry 1. An Augustinian Critique of Our Relationship to Sport Mark Hamilton 2. Prayers Out of Bounds Shirl Hoffmann 3. Better Than Normal? Constructing Modified Athletes and a Relational Theological Ethic Tracy J. Trothen 4. Living in a Sectarian Maelstrom: A Christian Professional Football Player's Perspective Ian Lawrence. Section 2: Psychological and Spiritual Dimensions of Sport Section 2 Introduction Mark Nesti 5. Identity in Sport: A Psychological and Theological Analysis Nick Watson 6. Sport Psychology and Spirit in Professional Football Mark Nesti 7. Flow, Sport and the Spiritual Life Patrick Kelly, S.J. Section 3: Transcendence in Movement, Play and Sport Section 3 Introduction Jim Parry 8. Why Dichotomies Make it Difficult to See Play and Games as Gifts of God Scott Kretchmar 9. The Energy of Play Susan Saint Sing 10. Zen, Movement and Sports: Focussing on the Quality of Experiencing Irena Martinkova and Jim Parry 11. Pilgrimage as a Form of Physical and Movement Spirituality Ivo Jirasek
Series Title: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 4
Responsibility: edited by Jim Parry, Mark Nesti and Nick Watson


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"The cumulative effect of these pages suggests, for theologians and scholars of religion, the promise of what might be called a "sport hermeneutic" with which to reengage various scriptural and Read more...

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