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Author Watson, Nick J.
Title Sport and the christian religion : a systematic review of literature / by Nick J. Watson and Andrew Parker.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Author Watson, Nick J.
Subject Sports -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Alt Name Parker, Andrew, 1965-
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary analysis of the published literature and practical initiatives on the sports-Christianity interface from both Protestant and Catholic perspectives. Within the context of this relatively new and rapidly expanding area of inquiry, this text offers an original contribution to the current literature for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and serves as a point of reference for academics from a wide range of related fields including th ...
Note English.
Contents Pioneering scholars and initiatives in the field -- Theologies of play in sport -- Sport religion and popular culture -- Muscular Christianity and sports ministry -- Theological ethics in sport (with psychological considerations) -- Institutions and governance of sport: a case study of the modern Olympic games -- Emerging research areas -- Appendix A. Academic and practical developments in sport and Christianity.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443859257 (electronic bk.)
1443859257 (electronic bk.)
1306636965 (electronic bk.)
9781306636964 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 877039361
Additional Format Print version: Watson, Nick J. Sport and the Christian Religion. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2014 1306636965

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