Overview:Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity - Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society - While the relationship between sport and religion is deeply rooted in history, it continues to play a profound role in shaping modern-day societies. This edited collection provides an inter-disciplinary exploration of this relationship from a global perspective, making a major contribution to the religious, social scientific and theological study of sport.It discusses the dialectical interplay between sport and Christianity across diverse cultures, extending beyond a Western perspective to include studies from Africa, South America and Asia, as well as Europe, the UK and the US. Containing contributions from leading experts within the field, it reflects on key topics including race, gender, spirituality, morality, interfaith sport clubs, and the significance of sport in public rituals of celebration and mourning. Its chapters also examine violent sports such as boxing and mixed martial arts, as well as reflecting on the cult of sporting celebrity and the theology of disability sport. Truly international in scope, Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity is fascinating reading for all those interested in the study of sport, sociology and religion.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781138828520. It was written by the following authors: Andrew Parker, Nick J. Watson, Afe Adogame. Book Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity - Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Society, Education, Spirituality, Beliefs, Sports Books, Politics. The book was published on 2017-11-21 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 603 g. File for download Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity - Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society has PDF format and is called global-perspectives-on-sports-and-christianity-routledge-research-in-sport-culture-and-society.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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