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A Brief Theology of Sport

A Brief Theology of Sport
Sport is extremely popular. This ground-breaking book explains why. It shows that sport has everything to do with our deepest identity. It is where we resonate with the most basic nature of reality.
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ISBN/EAN: 9780334044185
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Publisher: SCM Publishing
Author: Harvey Lincoln
Format: Pbk
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'A Brief Theology of Sport' sweeps across the fields of church history, philosophy and Christian doctrine, drawing the reader into a creative vision of sport. The book begins with an examination of how the Church has approached sport in the past, before turning to consider sport on the basis of the divine act of creation. In doing so, Harvey is able to distinguish sport from all other human activities, identifying it as a set-aside sphere in which the unnecessary-but-meaningful nature of life is celebrated. This constructive proposal is used to shed light on a wide range of issues in sport, including the role of competition, professionalization and celebrity culture today. As such, 'A Brief Theology of Sport' constitutes a significant contribution to our understanding of the value of sport in human life. No one who reads this book will look at sport in the same way again.
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